Medications to Rapidly Treat Psychotic Agitation
The Carlat Hospital Psychiatry Report, Volume 1, Number 7&8, October 2021
Topics: Agitation | Antipsychotics | Aripiprazole | Benzodiazepines | Chlorpromazine | De-escalation | Diphenhydramine | Droperidol | Emergency | Haloperidol | Hydroxyzine | olanzapine | Pharmacotherapy | Promethazine | Psychosis | Quetiapine | Risperidone | Violence | Ziprasidone
Victoria Hendrick, MD. Editor in Chief, The Carlat Hospital Psychiatry Report. Chief, Inpatient Psychiatry, Olive View UCLA Medical Center.
Daniel Carlat, MD. Publisher, The Carlat Hospital Psychiatry Report.
Dr. Hendrick and Dr. Carlat have disclosed no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
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