Psychiatric emergency service: Using available resources

Wanda J. Borges, Linda C. Summers, Judith Karshmer

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When psychiatric patients come to hospital emergency departments for care, unique problems occur. Staff members are not prepared for this type of patient, and resources are strained. The. authors discuss a collaborative nurse consultation service used to address this issue in a rural setting.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)31-37
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Nursing Administration
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1995
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Leadership and Management


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