Accuracy of telepsychiatric assessment of new routine outpatient referrals

  title={Accuracy of telepsychiatric assessment of new routine outpatient referrals},
  author={Surendra Singh and Dinesh Mohan Arya and Trish Peters},
  journal={BMC Psychiatry},
  pages={55 - 55}
BACKGROUND Studies on the feasibility of telepsychiatry tend to concentrate only on a subset of clinical parameters. In contrast, this study utilises data from a comprehensive assessment. The main objective of this study is to compare the accuracy of findings from telepsychiatry with those from face to face interviews. METHOD This is a primary, cross-sectional, single-cluster, balanced crossover, blind study involving new routine psychiatric referrals. Thirty-seven out of forty cases… CONTINUE READING

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