psychiatric ward


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psychiatric ward

A ward in a general hospital for mentally ill patients.
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In Taiwan, male patients of 60 years of age or older with bipolar disorder at a mental hospital were significantly more likely to experience repeated (3 or more) falls, but more serious injuries were significantly more common in female patients.[6] Previous studies have compared patients' characteristics, diagnoses, and medication use to determine the risk of falls in psychiatric wards.[4],[6] To the best our knowledge, this study is the first to use an objective measurement method (Timed Up and Go [TUG] test) to evaluate the gait of psychiatric inpatients.
An African woman, who beat up a restaurant worker at Dubai Airport after becoming hysterical, was recently referred to a psychiatric ward at Rashid Hospital.
Dunphe were both patients in the eighth-floor psychiatric ward at UMass Memorial Medical Center -- University Campus, according to prosecutors and court records.
A NUMBER of mentally handicapped patients should be immediately transferred out of a psychiatric ward and placed under the care of the Welfare Services, a DISY MP has said.
The 43-year-old had been receiving treatment at the Bede psychiatric Ward at South Tyneside District Hospital as a voluntary inpatient.
AN NHS board was yesterday ordered to pay more than pounds 75,000 after a vulnerable mental health patient committed suicide on a psychiatric ward.
A TEESSIDE family's questions about how their son apparently killed himself with a razor blade on an acute psychiatric ward may soon be answered.
A photographer was caught trying to scale a wall up to the psychiatric ward in Austria where a woman has been recovering from an ordeal as a sex slave, press reports said yesterday.
To quote the review of the hardcover in KLIATT, March 2006: This was written by Vizzini in the month following his own five-day experience in the adult psychiatric ward of Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn.
Plans to close a psychiatric ward at Birmingham Children's Hospital would not have "any clinical benefit", according to the city's health watchdog.
I was in 'North Ward', the psychiatric ward of the city hospital, suffering from anorexia nervosa.
In this extraordinary Maryland case, a teenage girl, who was hospitalized as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident eventually was placed in a psychiatric ward, where she was raped by another patient.