Ideal for any on-call professional, resident, or medical student, this best-selling reference by Drs. Carol A. Bernstein, Molly E. Poag, and Mort Rubinstein covers the common problems you’ll encounter while on call without direct supervision in the hospital. On Call Psychiatry, 4th Edition, fits perfectly in your pocket, ready to provide key information in time-sensitive, challenging situations. You’ll gain speed, skill, and knowledge with every call - from diagnosing a difficult or life-threatening situation to prescribing the right medication.
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Table of Contents:
Bernstein et al.: On Call Psychiatry, 4th edition
1. Approach to Emergency Psychiatric Evaluation
2. The Role of the Psychiatric Consultant
3. Psychodynamic Issues
4. Telephone Consultation
5. Seclusion and Restraint
6. Assessment of Capacity and Other Legal Issues
7. The Difficult Patient
8. Emergency Evaluation of Children and Adolescents
9. The Agitated Patient
10. The Anxious Patient
11. The Violent Patient
12. The Suicidal Patient
13. The Psychotic Patient
14. The Confused Patient
15. Movement Disorder
16. Barriers to Communication: Mutism , etc.
17. Physical and Sexual Trauma
18. The Pregnant Patient
20. Substance Withdrawal
23. Chest Pain
24. Nausea and Vomiting
28. Blood Pressure Changes
30. Cross Cultural Issues
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