Clinical case management of revolving door patients - a semi-randomized study.

@article{Lichtenberg2008ClinicalCM,
  title={Clinical case management of revolving door patients - a semi-randomized study.},
  author={Pesach Lichtenberg and D. Levinson and Y Sharshevsky and David V. Feldman and Max Lachman},
  journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  year={2008},
  volume={117 6},
  pages={449-54}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the effectiveness of psychiatric clinical case management. METHOD Subjects with at least three admissions in the previous 2 years were randomized into a clinical case management group (CMG; n = 122) and a standard care group (SCG; n = 95). Individuals who refused or were not located were included in a third, non-randomized no-treatment group (NTG; n = 153). Parameters assessed included utilization of in-patient services and psychosocial functioning. RESULTS We found no… CONTINUE READING