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  1. Constant observation in a medical-surgical setting : The role of consultation-liaison psychiatry.

    Article - En anglais

    Constant observation (CO) is commonly used in general hospital settings to protect patients who are at risk for harming themselves or others.

    The role of consultation-liaison psychiatry in the implementation of this procedure is often assumed, but has not been well studied.

    The authors report the findings of a 6-month study of the use of CO in a general hospital and discuss its implications for quality of care and, possibly, cost-effectiveness.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Hôpital général, Prévention, Violence, Malade, Observation, Méthode, Implémentation, Psychiatrie liaison, Qualité, Soin, Analyse coût, Organisation hospitalière, Homme, Observation constante

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : General hospital, Prevention, Violence, Patient, Observation, Method, Implementation, Liaison psychiatry, Quality, Care, Cost analysis, Hospital organization, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 96-0364766

    Code Inist : 002B18H05B. Création : 10/04/1997.