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Contents • Abstract • Introduction • Case Report • Follow Up and Re-Challenge on Oral Risperidone • Discussion • Conclusion • References   Dr. Sidhu is staff psychiatrist in Department of Psychiatry at the Community Health Network in Indianapolis, Indiana. Dr. Saggu is Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellow at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center in…
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  Dr. Rapport is associate professor of psychiatry and director of the Consultation Liaison Service in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toledo College of Medicine in Ohio. Disclosures: Dr. Rapport reports no affiliation with or financial interest in any organization that may pose a conflict of interest. To the Editor:        …
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  Dr. Weiss is head of the Provincial ADHD Program and clinical professor at the University of British Columbia Children’s and Women’s Health Centre in Vancouver. Disclosure: Dr. Weiss is a consultant to and receives grant support from Eli Lilly, Janssen, Purdue, and Shire. She also receives grant support from the Canadian Institutes of Health…
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  Dr. Sussman is editor of Primary Psychiatry as well as Associate Dean for Post-Graduate Programs and professor of psychiatry at the New York University School of Medicine in New York City. Dr. Sussman reports no affiliation with or financial interest in any organization that may pose a conflict of interest. Please e-mail questions or…
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Contents • Abstract • Introduction • Acute Management of The Agitated Patient • Guidelines for Acute Management of Agitation in the Emergency Setting • Limitations of Current Pharmacologic Treatment Options        • Oral Drug Administration        • Intramuscular Injection        • Excessive Sedation        • Other Adverse Events Associated with Current Acute Treatments for Agitation…
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Contents • Abstract • Introduction • Case Report • Discussion • Conclusion • References   Dr. Prowler is assistant instructor and Dr. Baldassano is assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Disclosures: Dr. Prowler reports no affiliation with or financial interest in any organization that…
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Contents • Abstract • Introduction • Acute Management of The Agitated Patient • Guidelines for Acute Management of Agitation in the Emergency Setting • Limitations of Current Pharmacologic Treatment Options        • Oral Drug Administration        • Intramuscular Injection        • Excessive Sedation        • Other Adverse Events Associated with Current Acute Treatments for Agitation…
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  Contents • Background • Bias Control • Obstacles and Avenues to the Detection of Risk Predictors • Promising Predictors • Conclusion • References Dr. Kennedy is professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and director of the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry at Montefiore Medical Center in…
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  Contents • Focus Points • Abstract • Introduction • Case Vignettes        • Case 1: Patient-Doctor Relationship, Dress Code, and Modesty Issues        • Case 2: Dehydration Due to a Religious Practice • The Muslim Population in the US        • Demographics • Islamic Religious Beliefs and Coping • Psychiatry and Islamic and Muslim…
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  Dr. Sussman is editor of Primary Psychiatry as well as Associate Dean for Post-Graduate Programs and professor of psychiatry at the New York University School of Medicine in New York City. Dr. Sussman reports no affiliation with or financial interest in any organization that may pose a conflict of interest. Please e-mail questions or…
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