Chapter 16: The interface with general psychiatric services

The Royal College of Psychiatrists’ (1998) article ‘Not Just Bricks and Mortar’ highlighted which of the following with regard to psychiatric inpatient units in general?

 
 
 
 
 

From the general adult psychiatry perspective which of the following are key features requiring a patient transfer to a Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit?

 
 
 
 
 

General adult psychiatric services should be able to provide which of the following?

 
 
 
 
 

The presence of a Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit separate from acute wards can be helpful from which of the following perspectives?

 
 
 
 
 

From a general adult perspective, the placing of a dual diagnosis patient on a Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit can be helpful in clarifying whether a psychotic illness is associated with, or secondary to, substance abuse …

 
 

What should general adult psychiatric consultants and services expect from a Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit?