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Dedicated Pediatric Behavioral Health Unit: Serving the Unique and Individual Needs of Children in Behavioral Health Crisis.
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PMID:  23364387     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
ABSTRACT: Pediatric mental health emergencies are an increasing part of emergency medical practice because emergency departments have become the safety net for a fragmented mental health infrastructure that is experiencing critical shortages in services in all sectors.The emergency services for behavioral health unit at Akron Children's Hospital is an innovative model for delivering care to pediatric patients with mental health emergencies. A multidisciplinary team using the expertise of emergency services, psychiatry, social work, parent advisory counsel, security services, and engineering/architecture developed the emergency services for behavioral health unit blueprint, process, and staffing model.
Purva Grover; Timothy Lee
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric emergency care     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1535-1815     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Emerg Care     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-1-31     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8507560     Medline TA:  Pediatr Emerg Care     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
From the Emergency Department Akron Childrens Hospital, Akron, OH.
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