psychiatric emergency service

psychiatric emergency service

Etymology: Gk, psyche + iatreia, treatment
a hospital service that provides immediate initial evaluation and treatment to mentally ill patients on a 24-hour-a-day basis.
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Attenders of a university hospital psychiatric emergency service in Belgium--General characteristics and gender differences.
Psychiatric Emergency Service (PES) and the Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) located within the Neuro
However, the present study finding differs from the research with clients of a psychiatric emergency service (Strakowski et al.
In fact, this study's results extend Marson, McGovern, and Pomp's (1988) conclusions by demonstrating that presentations involving acute behavioral dyscontrol and/or recent dangerousness may be not only the best predictors of hospitalization but the best match to the services offered by a psychiatric emergency service located in a hospital-based ER.
Lamdan of Temple University School of Medicine reviewed the charts of 105 patients aged 65 years and older who were seen in the university hospital's psychiatric emergency service between April 1, 2004, and March 31, 2007, and compared their clinical presentations, diagnoses, work-ups, and outcomes with those of 105 gender- and race-matched 18- to 64-year-old controls.
Nineteen patients with amphetamine- or cocaine-induced psychosis were recruited from a psychiatric emergency service.
In my previous role as a "frontline" nurse at the psychiatric emergency service, I often had to deal with GPs who were often anxious, sometimes angry, frustrated with the strict criteria we had before we would do an urgent psychiatric assessment.
As the only 24-hour psychiatric emergency service in Georgia, Grady receives more than 15,000 patient visits a year and its psychiatric emergency service is one of the five busiest in the nation.
Michael Charles Rubin, director of psychiatric emergency service in the Blackstone Valley area, passed away on Wednesday, Sept.
Scott Zeller, MD - Chief of Psychiatric Emergency Service, Alameda County Medical Center, Oakland, California; and President-Elect, American Association for Emergency Psychiatry
SAN FRANCISCO -- Rapid-acting intramuscular ziprasidone may offer significant advantages over conventional management of patients presenting to the psychiatric emergency service with acute severe agitation, Dr.
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