In an attempt to address the needs of patients with combined medical and psychiatric illness, a variety of clinical centers are now creating medical/psychiatry units.
These units differ widely in their clinical capabilities, yet no adequate delineation of safe-guards regarding quality of care curretly exists.
This article discusses minimum quality guidelines for four types of medical/psychiatry units that are based on the level of acuity of patients' medical and psychiatric disease.
Mots-clés Pascal : Maladie, Association morbide, Trouble psychiatrique, Homme, Organisation santé, Santé mentale, Service hospitalier, Soin, Qualité
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Disease, Concomitant disease, Mental disorder, Human, Public health organization, Mental health, Hospital ward, Care, Quality
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 92-0689767
Code Inist : 002B18H05. Création : 199406.