The benefits of a psychiatric consultation--liaison service in a general hospital.

@article{Hales1985TheBO,
  title={The benefits of a psychiatric consultation--liaison service in a general hospital.},
  author={Robert E. Hales},
  journal={General hospital psychiatry},
  year={1985},
  volume={7 3},
  pages={214-8}
}
In this period of increased governmental regulation and decreased reimbursement for psychiatric services by third-party carriers, a fully staffed and financially stable psychiatric consultation-liaison service in the general hospital may still generate significant benefits for patients, hospital administrators, and psychiatrists: an increased rate of… CONTINUE READING