Tag psychiatry

CME: Emergency Psychiatry

SCGHED Education 3 340
Here is Anne’s fantastic talk on “Tricky concepts in ED Psychiatry”. Other Resources: Potentially incapable patients objecting to treatment: doctors’ powers and duties. Kerri Eagle and Christopher J Ryan. Med J Aust 2014; 200 (6): 352-354. Capacity and Competence from LITFL Medical…

Eating Disorder Management

To assist medical practitioners and clinicians, Western Australian Eating Disorders Outreach and Consultation Service (WAEDOCS) has developed two Quick Reference Guides for Eating Disorders: Assessment, Admission and Initial Management guide (PDF), and the Management of Youth and Adults guide (PDF) Could your patient…

Mental Health Catchment Areas

Given the current acute psychiatric bed situation causing prolonged stay of acute psychiatric patients within public hospital emergency departments, with the associated bed block and extensive resource usage. This has generated a need for the Public Hospital Emergency Departments to take…