Children requiring psychiatric consultation in the pediatric emergency department: Epidemiology, resource utilization, and complications Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Emergency Services, Psychiatric
  • Mental Disorders

abstract

  • PED patients requiring psychiatric consultation and psychiatric admission had a prolonged PED stay and a high incidence of dangerous behaviors requiring intervention. History and physical examination adequately identified medical illness. Laboratory evaluation obtained for psychiatric transfer or admission purposes was of low yield.

publication date

  • February 2006

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/01.pec.0000199568.94758.6e

PubMed ID

  • 16481922

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 85

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 22

number

  • 2