Year: 1982 Source: General Hospital Psychiatry, v.4, (1982), p.179-185 SIEC No: 19832453

The transfer of patients from medical/surgical inpatient units to inpatient psychiatric wards is the subject of this paper. Clinical vignettes & available statistics from program evaluation studies provide the basis to examine aspects of transfer such as patient care, systems implications, teaching in the medical setting, and further research.