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1st Edition

Handbook of Emergency Psychiatry for Clinical Administrators

ISBN 9781138325036
Published September 17, 2020 by Routledge
408 Pages

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Book Description

Originally published in 1986, this volume presents the clinical and administrative aspects of emergency psychiatry from the point of view of the clinician administrator involved in organizing and running an emergency service. Part 1 provides an administrative overview of psychiatric emergency care – the development of the field, the concepts, the patient profile, the team, the architecture, fiscal planning, legal constraints as well as training and research issues. Part 2 describes psychiatric emergency care delivery systems in the emergency department, the average hospital wards, the community mental health centers and health maintenance organizations. Part 3 gives examples of the process of administration – in one instance how a psychiatric emergency service developed, in the other how one functions day to day and what themes recur administratively. Part 4 focuses on protocols and models useful to the emergency service administrator: protocols, records, standards of care, politics, liaison with the court, mobile response, collaborative arrangements and disaster preparedness. Part 5 provides an annotated bibliography which reviews and draws attention to the relevant literature for the clinicians and administrators to use in practicing emergency psychiatry.

Table of Contents

Preface.  Contributors.  Part 1: Administrative Concepts of Emergency Psychiatry  1. The Development of Emergency Psychiatry Rohn S. Friedman, Stephen Soreff and Gail M. Barton  2. Definitions and Conceptual Framework of Psychiatric Emergencies Andrew E. Slaby  3. Profile of Psychiatric Emergency Patients Rohn S. Friedman  4. Personnel: The Psychiatric Emergency Care Team Beverly J. Fauman  5. Staff Attitudes Toward Psychiatric Emergencies with Special Needs Raul Gomez and Gail M. Barton  6. Architectural Model Considerations in Planning a Psychiatric Emergency Service Gail M. Barton  7. Fiscal Planning in Developing Psychiatric Emergency Services Gail M. Barton  8. Legal Issues in Emergency Psychiatry Beverly J. Fauman  9. Training and Research in Emergency Psychiatry Rohn S. Friedman, Gail M. Barton, Betsy S. Comstock and Elinor Walker  Part 2: Psychiatric Emergency Care Delivery Systems  10. Psychiatric Emergencies in the Emergency Department Betsy S. Comstock  11. Emergency Psychiatric Services for Medical and Surgical Inpatients Michael Fauman  12. The Community Mental Health Center’s Emergency Services Gail M. Barton  13. Emergency Mental Health Care in an HMO Geraldine Koppenaal and Jane Ellis  Part 3: Examples of the Administrative Process  14. The Structure of One Emergency Psychiatry Service Betsy S. Comstock  15. Psychiatric Emergency Services: A Case Study Marta Frank and Ellen Sinnott  Part 4: Protocols and Models for Clinical Administration  16. Protocols, Algorithms, and Procedures in Emergency Psychiatry Gail M. Barton and Betsy S. Comstock  17. Emergency Psychiatric Records Gail M. Barton  18. Standards for Emergency Psychiatry Gail M. Barton  19. Liaison with the Courts and Corrections John J. Strotkamp and Gail M. Barton  20. Mobile Response for Psychiatric Emergencies Gail M. Barton and Carol D. Landerl  21. Interinstitutional Collaboration for Psychiatric Emergencies Gail M. Barton and Raul Gomez  22. A Statewide Collaboration for Psychiatric Emergencies Paul McClelland  23. Disaster Preparedness from an Emergency Psychiatry Gail M. Barton.  Index.

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