Learning Objectives, Emergency Psychiatry in Children, CCPR, January/February 2015

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After reading the articles in this issue, you should be able to:

  1. Describe the best ways to manage psychiatric emergencies in children and adolescents.
  2. Summarize when it is appropriate to refer psychiatric cases to the emergency room.
  3. Detail some of the medications sometimes used to calm acutely agitated children.
  4. Evaluate some of the current findings in the literature regarding psychiatric treatment.