Liaison Psychiatry: Planning Services for Specialist by R. Peveler, E. Feldman, T. Friedman, Robert Peveler, Eleanor

By R. Peveler, E. Feldman, T. Friedman, Robert Peveler, Eleanor Feldman, Trevor Friedman

Liaison psychiatry prone have the capability to enhance sufferer care and streamline scientific prone yet are underdeveloped in lots of eu future health platforms. This ebook follows on from the 1994 e-book 'Liaison psychiatry: defining wishes and making plans companies' and is deliberate as a realistic advisor to the advance of providers for various expert settings. those contain provider in obstetrics, A&E, extensive care, discomfort clinics and trauma prone. moreover there's assistance at the basic ideas of constructing a case of desire for companies, and dealing with buyers or commissioners of future health care.The publication should be of specific worth to clinicians looking to advance providers in those components, and people looking facts at the worth of such services.

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In our own hospital it is policy that all self-harm patients are admitted, regardless of the medical seriousness of the act. This has several practical advantages: it makes subsequent psychosocial assessment much easier, makes it possible to obtain information from informants, allows temporary respite, provides an opportunity for positive care by nursing staff and allows time to organise social interventions. In a great many hospitals, however, the state of play is quite different. The current official guidelines on the management of deliberate self-harm (Department of Health and Social Security, 1984) Deliberate self-harm 31 acknowledge that general practitioners will manage some cases at home and that some patients will be discharged from accident and emergency care without seeing a psychiatrist.

There are persuasive arguments for adopting a liaison style of service rather than having a ‘team of the day’ (House & Hodgson, 1994): administrative efficiency and speed of response are increased, the consistency of management decisions is improved and specific training and educational opportunities are provided. Too often this 36 Kapur & Owens work is regarded as an additional and onerous chore. In addition, staff build up a knowledge of suitable sources of statutory and voluntary agency help for the problems that beset self-harm patients, such as debt, legal problems and relationship difficulties.

International Psychogeriatrics, 7, 263–274. D EPARTMENT OF H EALTH AND S OCIAL S ECURITY (1984) The Management of Deliberate Self-harm (HN(84)25). London: Department of Health and Social Security. , B ARNES , R. , et al (1989) Depression in self-harm patients. British Journal of Psychiatry, 154, 41–47. , O’B RIEN , V. , et al (1977) Psychological and social evaluation in cases of deliberate self-poisoning admitted to a general hospital. British Medical Journal, ii, 1567–1570. –––, –––, ROBERTS , S.

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