psychiatric ward


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psychiatric ward

A ward in a general hospital for mentally ill patients.
See also: ward
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To change a lock that has been compromised or alter the direction of a latch - from sideways in an operating room to downwards in a psychiatric ward for example - takes approximately ten minutes, according to Demarse.
She was admitted to a psychiatric ward at Parkhead Hospital as medics feared the eating disorder was putting her life at risk.
Dunphe and the victim were both patients in the eighth-floor psychiatric ward at UMass Memorial Medical Center -- University Campus.
Summary: The Pakistani patient accused of murdering his urologist at Abu Dhabi's Ahalia Hospital was taken to a psychiatric ward when he attempted to commit suicide in a holding cell, after he was arrested.
Oslo, June 22 ( ANI ): Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in a shooting and bombing rampage last year, should be locked up in a psychiatric ward, instead of prison, due to doubts over his sanity, the prosecution has said.
A YOUNG man, who was found dead at the weekend, had visited a psychiatric ward at the Princess of Wales hospital just hours before, it has emerged.
A YOUNG person's specialist psychiatric ward at a Tyneside hospital has scooped a top award.
Having learned that her sister is in a psychiatric ward, she hatches a plan to find the children's long-lost father.
STAFF at a Los Angeles hospital are to be sacked for looking at the confidential medical records of pop star Britney Spears, who was treated in a psychiatric ward.
AN airline pilot who forced a UK-bound jet to divert after suffering an apparent nervous breakdown was last night being comforted by his wife in a psychiatric ward in Ireland.
A DEVASTATED Teesside family are awaiting answers into the circumstances surrounding a second death in an acute psychiatric ward.
Plans to close a psychiatric ward at Birmingham Children's Hospital would not have "any clinical benefit", according to the city's health watchdog.