On Call Psychiatry

3rd Edition

On Call Series

Editors:

  • Carol Bernstein
  • Ze'ev Levin
  • Molly Poag
  • Mort Rubinstein
    • Print ISBN 9781416025740

    Key Features

    • Provides easy-to-reference, specialty-specific guidance on how to manage problems that arise while on call without direct supervision.
    • Catalogs the calls you are most likely to receive and provides you with the questions you should ask to assess the urgency of each situation.
    • Details the ideal approach to diagnose and manage patients, communicate with colleagues and families, and avoid common mistakes for every call.
    • Reviews the temporary orders appropriate for each call, as well as the general protocol, and the major threats to life you must consider before arriving at bedside.
    • Indexes problems by disease as well as by symptoms to expedite your access to the answers you need.
    • Includes a comprehensive collection of differential diagnoses and a detailed formulary of commonly used medications—a quick, alphabetically arranged reference for indications, drug dosages, routes of administration, side effects, contraindications, and modes of action.

    Details

    No. of pages:
    368
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2006
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Print ISBN:
    9781416025740

    About the editors

    Carol Bernstein

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Associate Professor of Psychiatry, DIO and Senior Assistant Dean for GME; Vice Chair for Graduate Medical Education and Director, Residency Training in Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY

    Ze'ev Levin

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Associate Director, Residency Training in Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY

    Molly Poag

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Associate Chairman for Education, Department of Psychiatry, Lenox Hill Hospital, Clinical Assistant, Professor of Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY

    Mort Rubinstein

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine, Deputy Associate Chief of StaffCOS, Mental Health, VA New York Harbor Healthcare System, New York, NY