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The management of psychiatric and medical 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/9780198530800.003.0002

Series: Emergencies in

The management of psychiatric and medical emergencies

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Emergency interventions - Delirium - General dystonic reactions - Oculogyric crisis - Neuroleptic malignant syndrome - Poisoning - Resuscitation - Wernicke's encephalopathy - Acute severe asthma - Diabetic ketoacidosis and other diabetic emergencies - Notifiable diseases - Needlestick injuries - Human bite wounds

Chapter.  5878 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Psychiatry

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