Psychiatric Aspects of Critical Care

  • N. H. Cassem
Conference paper
Part of the Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine book series (UICM, volume 1)


Specific settings of intensive care have characteristic psychiatric as well as organic problems. Although many of these problems are common among different units, their frequency varies with the unit’s specialization and sophistication. Specific problems within coronary, surgical, respiratory and general medical ICUs are compared.


Major Depression Critical Care Specific Problem Psychiatric History Psychiatric Consultation 
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