Focuses on the emergency management of the acutely ill psychiatry patient. Offers comprehensive coverage of clinical strategies for diagnosing and treating patients who may be dangerous to themselves of others. Contains: diagnostic and treatment algorithms, prescribing information, differential diagnosis and DSM-IV diagnostic criteria and terminology.
More than 800 exam-style questions deliver an unbeatable review for the USMLE Step 2 CK and the shelf exam. Includes 2 complete practice exams. Covering all of the clerkship's core competencies, LANGE Q & A Psychiatry delivers more than 800 exam-style questions and answers with concise but comprehensive explanations of correct and incorrect answer options. This trusted review simulates the USMLE Step 2 CK test-taking experience by including 100% clinical vignette questions and updates on the latest therapies for psychiatric diseases and disorders. Questions are carefully selected to match the style and difficulty level of what students will face on the test. The content you need to ace the exam"--Provided by publisher.
A symptom-oriented approach to the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric diseases. Features coverage of all the salient features of psychiatric diseases as well as new emphasis on evidence-based algorithms, psychopharmacologic advances, and the pediatric patient.
Parts: Diagnostic Strategies -- Therapeutic Strategies -- Approaches to Patients with Specific Conditions -- Therapeutic Complications and Considerations -- Quality of Life Enhancing Strategies -- Physician Assistance Strategies.