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Alcoholic ketoacidosis: a case report and review of the literature

Nurulamin M. Noor, Krishna Basavaraju and Dan Sharpstone.

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

P ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Emergency Medicine; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Gastroenterology; Addiction Medicine. 1328 words.

Alcoholic ketoacidosis (AKA) is a cause of severe metabolic acidosis usually occurring in malnourished patients with a history of recent alcoholic binge, often on a background of alcohol...

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Altered Mental Status and Neurologic Syndromes

Jonathan Howard, Miriam Tanja Zincke, Anthony Dark and Bem Atim.

in A Case-Based Approach to Emergency Psychiatry

May 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine. 7787 words.

In this chapter, the overlap between behavioral and “psychiatric” symptoms with neurologic syndromes is explored. Five cases are discussed where patients had symptoms that were felt to be...

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Anxiety, Trauma, and Hoarding

Katherine Maloy.

in A Case-Based Approach to Emergency Psychiatry

May 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine. 7963 words.

This chapter reviews three challenging presentations to the emergency department that usually do not require hospital admission but raise important issues for evaluation and disposition....

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Assessing Risk of Violence in Psychosis

Abigail L. Dahan and Jessica Woodman.

in A Case-Based Approach to Emergency Psychiatry

May 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine. 4614 words.

One of the primary questions to be answered during an emergency psychiatric evaluation is whether the patient poses an acute danger to themselves or others, the most basic criteria for...

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Assessing Suicide Risk in Psychosis

Katherine Maloy and Yona Heettner Silverman.

in A Case-Based Approach to Emergency Psychiatry

May 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine. 3755 words.

Assessing the risk of suicide in patients with psychosis can be complicated. Patients may be disorganized, underreport symptoms, or not appear depressed. Families may underreport symptoms...

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A Case-Based Approach to Emergency Psychiatry

Edited by Katherine Maloy.

May 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine. 224 pages.

Emergency psychiatric evaluation is a dynamic process requiring familiarity with a variety of psychiatric syndromes and medical and neurologic issues that mimic and overlap with psychiatric...

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Developmental Disability and Autism Spectrum Disorders in Adults

Katherine Maloy.

in A Case-Based Approach to Emergency Psychiatry

May 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine. 2500 words.

Patients with autism spectrum disorders and developmental disabilities including intellectual disability frequently present to the ED when behavioral or mood changes lead them to be...

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Emergencies associated with children

Patrick Callaghan.

in Emergencies in Mental Health Nursing

October 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine. 4422 words.

Crisis: responses 106

Diagnostics and labelling 108

Sexual exposure 110

Drugs and alcohol 112null...

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Emergencies associated with medication

Patrick Callaghan.

in Emergencies in Mental Health Nursing

October 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine; Pharmacology. 8165 words.

Tardive dyskinesia 128

Oculogyric crisis 130

Anaphylaxis 132

Neuroleptic malignant syndrome 134null...

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Emergencies associated with older adults

Patrick Callaghan.

in Emergencies in Mental Health Nursing

October 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Old Age Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine. 4502 words.

Introduction 82

Psychiatric emergencies 84

Medical emergencies 88

Social emergencies 89null...

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Emergencies associated with substance misuse

Patrick Callaghan.

in Emergencies in Mental Health Nursing

October 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine; Addiction Medicine. 4461 words.

Problem drinking 68

Complications of alcohol misuse 70

Alcohol blackouts 71

Wernicke's...

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Emergencies in Mental Health Nursing

Edited by Patrick Callaghan.

October 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine; Addiction Medicine; Old Age Psychiatry; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Pharmacology. 192 pages.

This resource provides a practical, accessible guide for mental health nurses confronted with emergencies so as to enable them to manage these emergencies in a therapeutic, safe and legally...

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Emergencies in Paediatrics and Neonatology

Edited by Stuart Crisp and Jo Rainbow.

February 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Paediatrics; Emergency Medicine; Communication Skills; Neonatology; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Gastroenterology; Nephrology; Urology; Surgery; Neurology; Otolaryngology (ENT); Ophthalmology; Gynaecology; Haematology; Radiation Oncology; Dermatology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 576 pages.

The second edition of this essential handbook provides a practical, accessible guide to all emergency situations encountered in paediatrics and neonatology, from the immediately...

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Ethical Issues in Emergency Psychiatry

Amit Rajparia.

in A Case-Based Approach to Emergency Psychiatry

May 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine. 6040 words.

The psychiatric emergency setting presents the clinician with a plethora of challenging ethical issues. In this chapter, the reader is presented with two cases that allow a closer look at...

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Evaluating and Treating Children with Psychiatric Complaints in the Emergency Department

Ruth S. Gerson and Fadi Haddad.

in A Case-Based Approach to Emergency Psychiatry

May 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine. 4060 words.

Evaluating children and adolescents in the emergency department requires an understanding of normal child development as well as family structure. Children are frequently sent from...

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Evaluating and Treating the Forensic Patient

Jennifer A. Mathur, Wiktoria Bielska, Rebecca Lewis and Bipin Subedi.

in A Case-Based Approach to Emergency Psychiatry

May 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine. 6447 words.

This chapter highlights the clinical evaluation and emergency room care of patients involved with the criminal justice system. Three emergency room cases are presented. The first involves a...

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Evaluating and Treating the Homeless Patient

Katherine Maloy.

in A Case-Based Approach to Emergency Psychiatry

May 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine. 3607 words.

Homelessness is a growing problem in the United States, and while primarily concentrated in urban settings, it can affect patients anywhere. Housing status can impact evaluation and...

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Evaluating the Geriatric Patient

Dennis M. Popeo and Didier Murilloparra.

in A Case-Based Approach to Emergency Psychiatry

May 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine. 2227 words.

Evaluating the geriatric patient can be complex. Geriatric patients are more likely to have medical illnesses or take medications that can affect cognition and mood. Age-related cognitive...

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Interim Crisis Services

Adria N. Adams, Camilla Lyons and Madeleine O’Brien.

in A Case-Based Approach to Emergency Psychiatry

May 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine. 6185 words.

This chapter reviews three cases of patients who were treated through the use of a short-term interim crisis outpatient clinic and mobile crisis intervention. All of these patients are...

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Introduction

Katherine Maloy.

in A Case-Based Approach to Emergency Psychiatry

May 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine. 835 words.

Working in an emergency department as a psychiatrist or mental health clinician requires an ability to gain a patient’s rapport, establish a differential diagnosis, assess risk and make...

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