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Integrated care improves risk-factor modification after stroke: initial results of the Integrated Care for the Reduction of Secondary Stroke model
Through an integrated system of education, advice and support to both patient and GP, the ICARUSS model was effective in modifying a variety of vascular risk factors and therefore should decrease the likelihood or recurrent stroke or vascular event. Expand
Risk factor management and depression post-stroke: The value of an integrated model of care
This study demonstrates that major risk factors for recurrent stroke and vascular disease in general are better managed with the shared care model than with usual post-discharge care. Expand
The Positive Effect of Integrated Care on Depressive Symptoms in Stroke Survivors
The integrated care approach provides a framework for detecting and monitoring depressive symptoms, and appears to be protective against post-stroke depression. Expand
Best practices: the consultation-liaison in primary-care psychiatry program: a structured approach to long-term collaboration.
This column presents the Consultation-Liaison in Primary-Care Psychiatry model, which was developed in Australia, and offers some evidentiary support for this care model that suggests a best-practices model for maintaining adequacy of care for patients. Expand
Psychiatrically Impaired Medical Practitioners: An Overview with Special Reference to Impaired Psychiatrists
The consequences of impairment among medical practitioners and specialist psychiatrists as well as the under-reporting of impaired practitioners is a significant problem. Expand
Is Real Reform of the Medicare Benefits Schedule for Psychiatrists in Australia Economically, Socially or Professionally Desirable?
Objective: To propose alternative Medicare Benefits Schedule-based funding models for outpatient psychiatric services in Australia. Method: Development of alternative funding schedules for a varietyExpand
The Use of Role Playing Techniques as an Instructional Aid in Teaching about Dying, Death, and Bereavement
Examples of role playing vignettes related to attitudes toward death, the dynamics of family interaction in the context of life-threatening illness, the consideration of an ethical issue, displaced anger toward the caregiver, the role of personality traits in adaptation to illness, and consideration of religious issues are included. Expand
The Nurse as a Psychiatric Consultation Team Member
To bring the nurse-patient relationship into the scope of the consultation process, the University of Virginia psychiatric consultation team includes a nurse as a member, able to aid in the development of a psychologically therapeutic milieu in the general hospital. Expand
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