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Psychiatric Emergencies 

Psychiatric Emergencies
Psychiatric Emergencies

Andrew J. Roth

and Jon A. Levenson

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date: 25 July 2021

This chapter outlines interventions and management of psychiatric emergencies for oncology teams when a psychiatric consultant is not available. Particularly, suicidal intentions are explored, and differences between low-risk intentions and high-risk intentions are defined. Emergencies addressed include suicidal emergency, refusal of treatment, and demand to leave.

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