Developing a psychiatric consultation unit in a community hospital

T. N. Wise

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As community hospitals become increasingly sophisticated in health care delivery the need for psychiatric consultation units grows. Utilizing a psychiatric nurse and a part time psychiatrist, a liaison service can be developed to offer clinical consultation and staff education in the psychological problems of medical patients. The functions of such a service as well as methods for its development are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)41-43
Number of pages3
JournalMaryland State Medical Journal
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1975

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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