Do psychiatrists perform appropriate physical investigations for their patients? A review of current practices in a general psychiatric inpatient and outpatient setting

@article{Dale2008DoPP,
  title={Do psychiatrists perform appropriate physical investigations for their patients? A review of current practices in a general psychiatric inpatient and outpatient setting},
  author={Jennifer Dale and Eman Sorour and Gabrielle Milner},
  journal={Journal of Mental Health},
  year={2008},
  volume={17},
  pages={293 - 298}
}
Background: Mental disorder and physical health are intimately linked. However, research indicates that psychiatrists are often unclear about their role in caring for the physical health of their patients. Aims and Method: This study aimed to find out whether psychiatrists perform appropriate physical examinations and investigations for their patients. To investigate this, a case-note review was conducted of 50 newly referred consecutive adult inpatients and 50 newly referred consecutive adult… 
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