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Psychiatric aspects of accidents, burns, and other physical trauma 

Psychiatric aspects of accidents, burns, and other physical trauma
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Psychiatric aspects of accidents, burns, and other physical trauma
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Ulrik Fredrik Malt

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199696758.003.0144
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date: 19 September 2019

This chapter covers the epidemiology of accidents and injury, clinical features and assessment of trauma at the accident scene, responses seen in the emergency room, psychiatric treatment during hospital stay, long-term behavioural and psychiatric consequences of physical trauma, the assessment and treament of long-term psychiatric consequences of traumatic injury, and compensation claims and litigation.

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