Irina S Auffarth

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Background: It is documented in the literature that inpatient stay is shorter in a general hospital in the USA compared to Germany. The aim of this study was to compare psychiatric inpatient stay in a hospital in the USA to a hospital in Germany, focusing on major psychiatric diseases and suggesting possible differences. Methods: The data was collected from(More)
BACKGROUND To analyze the turnaround times of psychiatric patients within the Emergency Department (ED) from registration to discharge or hospitalization in a University Hospital in 2002. METHODS Data from a one-year period of psychiatric admissions to the emergency service at a University Hospital were monitored and analyzed focused on turnaround times(More)
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