When you're on call...alone... in the middle of the night...On Call Psychiatry is your ideal answer book for what to do and how to do it quickly—from diagnosing a difficult situation to prescribing the right medication.
This book is a quick and practical source that walks you through general issues such as telephone consultations, seclusion and restraint, and assessment of capacity and other legal issues.
•Updated methods on how to approach and manage patients who are agitated, anxious, violent, suicidal, psychotic, confused, and intoxicated
• New chapters on Psychodynamic Issues, Movement Disorders, and Barriers to Communication
• New appendix on Child Abuse and Neglect
•A re-written On On Call Formulary covering the most common psychiatric medications