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The assessment of psychiatric emergencies

Basant K. Puri and Ian H. Treasaden

in Emergencies in Psychiatry

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198530800
Published online June 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726309 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780198530800.003.0001

Series: Emergencies in

The assessment of psychiatric emergencies

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Emergency referrals - Telephone referrals - Interview arrangements - Sources of information - Major emergencies - The interview process - Mental state examination - Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) - Physical examination - Investigations - Telepsychiatry

Chapter.  2966 words. 

Subjects: Psychiatry

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