Emergencies in Psychiatry Oxford medical book ebook PDF download
Emergencies in Psychiatry Oxford medical book ebook PDF download Emergency referrals in psychi~try form a significant percent::tge of clinical work while on call and can reflect the interface between rouur>e psych•· atr1c casework and the wider context in which the clinician practises. Soon aher starting work in psychiaUy, iJ; becomes clear that these types of referrals can come from a vanety of sources. Many are fi·om hosp1tal doctors. D1fferent types of referral fi·om various medical and surgical spec~al•ties are covered •n later chapters of this book, panicularly Chapters 12-14. Psychiatric emergencies presenting to accident and emergency departments are another important source of referrals, and are considered in more detail in Chapter 11_ Psychiatric emergencies related to primary care are discussed in Chapter 18. A common means by which emergency psychiatric referrals are made is via the telephone. In thiS chapter an account is given of the key points to bear in mind in relation to such telephone refen·als.
Emergencies in Psychiatry Oxford medical book ebook PDF download is followed by a consideration of inte1-view arrangements, sources of information, and the psychiatric assessment Finally, a brief desc1·iption is also given of the newly emerging field of telepsych~atry.