The Medical Psychiatry Inpatient Unit

Maria I. Lapid, Teresa A. Rummans

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Abstract

Medical psychiatry inpatient units are distinct from regular inpatient psychiatric units by virtue of its patient population. These units provide integrated medical and psychiatric care in a unified setting to psychiatric patients with comorbid medical conditions. This chapter reviews administrative, clinical, educational, and research aspects of medical psychiatry inpatient units.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPrinciples and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry
Subtitle of host publicationThird Edition
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Pages785-789
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9780470747230
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2 2010

Keywords

  • Classification
  • Geriatrics
  • Hospital
  • Medicine
  • Mental health
  • Multidisciplinary team
  • Psychiatry

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Lapid, M. I., & Rummans, T. A. (2010). The Medical Psychiatry Inpatient Unit. In Principles and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry: Third Edition (pp. 785-789). John Wiley and Sons. https://doi.org/10.1002/9780470669600.ch126