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Objective: To determine which factors contribute to the decision to admit individuals to psychiatric wards in general hospitals. Method: Data on 1,379 individuals undergoing psychiatric evaluation in eight emergency rooms in a region of central Italy were collected. A logistic regression analysis was used to evaluate the likelihood of psychiatric admission(More)
This is a clinical research study of 415 cases of high tibial osteotomy in arthrosis of the knee, supported by radiographic and aetiopathogenetic data. It is the largest series with complete documentation so far reported in the literature. It is a critical study based on the clinical findings which marks the beginning of a work intended to evaluate the(More)
The present study begins from the hypothesis that the psychiatric admission can be considered to be, in many cases, a symptomatical act in which the patient, his family, the relational context that sends him and the institution as a whole take part. Such hypothesis has become necessary at the moment of the request for hospitalization, together with news(More)
The study starts from the observation about the high frequency of hysteric patient that spontaneously ask the psychiatric admission often with a consent of the husband. The hospitalization has revealed important clinical information, gained by the use of integrated story. In fact extending the observation about the familiar context of the hysteric patient,(More)
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