Title

The Agitated Patient

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Emergency Medicine

Date

2008

Document Type

Book Chapter

Medical Subject Headings

Emergency Service, Hospital; Violence; Aggression; Patients

Disciplines

Emergency Medicine

Abstract

Summary: Discusses the management of violent or severely agitated patients in the hospital emergency room.

Citation: Radeos M, Boudreaux E. The Agitated Patient (Chapter 50). In: Evidence-Based Emergency Medicine (First Edition). (Volume 24 of Evidence-Based Medicine series) Editors: Rowe BH, Lang E, Brown M, Houry D, Newman D, Wyer P. John Wiley and Sons, London, UK; pp: 512 – 519, 2008. ISBN 9781405161435

Partial preview of chapter is available via Google Books.

Comments

At the time of publication, Edwin Boudreaux was not yet affiliated with the University of Massachusetts Medical School.