Medical Psychiatry: The Quick Reference

Publication Year: 2007

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: Barnovitz, Mary Ann; Joglekar, Pria

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-0-78-177209-9

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 94

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This quick-reference pocket handbook will help psychiatrists recognize and manage the wide variety of medical problems seen in psychiatric patients in emergency, inpatient, and outpatient settings.

Coverage includes common medical symptoms, conditions and emergencies; HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases; emergent neurologic conditions; neuropsychiatric disorders; drug-induced syndromes; adverse effects of psychotropic drugs; psychotropic physical health monitoring guidelines and management; psychotropics during pregnancy and breastfeeding; psychoactive herbs; and suicide and violence risk assessment.

Tables and management algorithms allow quick, easy access to clinical recommendations and guidelines. Appendices outline the initial psychiatric interview, the mental status examination, the neurologic examination, and neuropsychological testing.


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Barnovitz, Mary Ann; Joglekar, Pria
ISBN: 978-0-78-177209-9
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 217
Year: 2007
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 94