Handbook of Emergency Psychiatry E-Book by Hani R. Khouzam

Handbook of Emergency Psychiatry E-Book

byHani R. Khouzam, Doris Tiu Tan, Tirath S. Gill

Kobo ebook | March 9, 2007

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This user-friendly resource presents a patient-centered approach to managing the growing incidence of major psychiatric emergencies in the outpatient setting. Abundant illustrations, tables, and algorithms guide you through the wide range of disorders discussed, and a color-coded outline format facilitates rapid access to essential information necessary for making a proper diagnosis for optimal management outcomes.
  • Organizes information by patient presentation to help you distinguish among conditions that present with similar symptoms.
  • Discusses medical conditions presenting with psychiatric symptoms, where appropriate.
  • Highlights critical information in "Hazard Signs" boxes for quick, at-a-glance review.
  • Uses acronyms and memory aids to enhance recall of information in moments of crisis.
  • Features a chapter discussing the psychiatric effects of bioterrorism.
  • Offers an Improved Suicide Risk Scale with criteria on impulsivity, plan, and lethal level of attempt.
  • Provides valuable tips on interviewing and interacting with patients in various situations, as techniques will vary from depressed suicidal patients to manic and potentially assaultive individuals.
  • Includes appendixes that discuss common psychiatric medications used and important lab values in the ER.

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Title:Handbook of Emergency Psychiatry E-BookFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 9, 2007Publisher:Elsevier Health SciencesLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0323076610

ISBN - 13:9780323076616

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