As community hospitals become increasingly sophisticated in health care delivery the need for psychiatric consultation units grows. Utilizing a psychiatric nurse and a part time psychiatrist, a liaison service can be developed to offer clinical consultation and staff education in the psychological problems of medical patients. The functions of such a service as well as methods for its development are discussed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Maryland State Medical Journal|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1975|
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