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  • R F Bort
  • The American journal of psychiatry
  • 1976
Sudden death from aspiration pneumonitis during acute catatonia is a generally recognized but poorly understood occurrence. The author describes a case in which a schizophrenic patient died following aspiration of gastric contents. In view of findings that suggest that the acidity of gastric contents is related to morbidity following aspiration, he(More)
In the acute phase, management begins with ruling out conditions that would require hospitalization. Moderate withdrawal symptoms in susceptible patients require substitution medication which can be monitored on an outpatient basis. In the subacute phase, after withdrawal, frequent visits, family education and judicious use of drugs are required. Depressive(More)
Ten prisoners charged with "threatening the President of the United States" were evaluated in an effort to seek out psychiatric and sociological factors involved in this offence. Comparisons were made with known presidential assassins. A history of abandonment as a child, single or divorced state, and a diagnosis of paranoid schizophrenia were prominent in(More)
Additional paperwork, escalating costs, and an outdated accounts payable system at St. Joseph Health System forced management staff to alter the way the accounts payable department operates. This article describes the process the health system used to automate one of its accounts payable departments by using electronic data interchange/electronic funds(More)
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