Safe and effective prescribing practices at the point of discharge from an inpatient psychiatry unit.


This article illustrates the value of specific prescribing practices in three important areas--treatment adherence, prevention of suicide by overdose/accidental overdose, and communication and accountability--in achieving the safe and seamless discharge of psychiatric patients from an inpatient psychiatry unit. Psychiatric patients are at particular risk… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/01.pra.0000410983.08229.d0