Emergency Problems: A Quick Overview

  • Marc A. Schuckit
Part of the Critical Issues in Psychiatry book series (CIPS)

Abstract

If you have come to this section of the book after having read (or at least skimmed) Chapters 1 through 13, you should be ready to use this chapter as a review. If you are here because you feel that an overview of emergency problems is the most important task for you, I bid you welcome and hope that you will have a chance to go back and review the other topics in greater depth. This single chapter cannot review each topic in depth, and it is hoped, for instance, that you will not approach the toxic reaction or overdose patient without also looking at the material in the relevant subsections of the chapters on central nervous system (CNS) depressants, opiates, and so on (e.g., see Sections 2.2.3 and 6.2.3).

Keywords

Acquire Immune Deficiency Syndrome Toxic Reaction Phobic Disorder Quick Overview Toxicological Screen 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marc A. Schuckit
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  1. 1.San Diego School of Medicine, Veterans Administration HospitalUniversity of CaliforniaSan DiegoUSA

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