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Psychiatric Emergencies in Oncology

  • F. Patrick McKegney
  • Marcia Greenleaf

Abstract

Psychiatric emergencies in oncology patients are basically no different from psychiatric emergencies in other medical settings. While some types of emergencies may be more common in oncology, expertise gained in handling psychiatric emergencies in any medical setting will be pertinent to handling such emergencies in oncology.

Keywords

Albert Einstein College Psychiatric Emergency Breathing Exercise Organic Brain Syndrome Emotional Comfort 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Patrick McKegney
    • 1
  • Marcia Greenleaf
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryAlbert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical CenterBronxUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychiatryAlbert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical CenterBronxUSA

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