Analysis of transfers from a medical-psychiatry inpatient unit to a medical-surgical unit within 48 hours of admission.

@article{Passov2008AnalysisOT,
  title={Analysis of transfers from a medical-psychiatry inpatient unit to a medical-surgical unit within 48 hours of admission.},
  author={Victoria Passov and James R. Rundell},
  journal={Psychosomatics},
  year={2008},
  volume={49 6},
  pages={535-7}
}
BACKGROUND Clinical screening of patients being presented for admission to a medical-psychiatric unit (MPU) is important to ensure safe, timely, and effective treatment. OBJECTIVE Authors determined demographic and clinical characteristics of patients accepted for admission to a private MPU and who required transfer to medical-surgical units within 48 hours of admission. METHOD Medical records of 1,583 consecutive admissions to the MPU were reviewed. The charts of patients transferred to a… CONTINUE READING

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