Year: 2002 Source: Current Psychiatry, v.1, no.5, (May 2002), p.72 SIEC No: 20080151

This article reviews how hospital care may be expedited for patients who have psychiatric conditions or suicidal tendencies. Clinicians need to be clear about why admission is needed, to define the goals of hospitalization, & to measure the patient’s ability & willingness to follow doctors’ orders.