Journal of Professional Nursing

Psychiatric Liaison Nursing:  Mental health needs in a burns unit 

Joanne Chiplin, RCpN 

Michael Geraghty, RCpN, Middlemore Hospital, Auckland 

Reference:  Chiplin, J., Geraghty, M. (1989).   Psychiatric Liaison Nursing:  Mental health needs in a burns unit Nursing Praxis in New Zealand 5(2), 15-18

Abstract:

Abstract 

The following article was originally presented as a paper at the first Psychiatric Nurses Conference in Wellington in 1988.  The authors describe the development and functioning of a Psychiatric Liaison Team within a general hospital setting using a burns unit as an example to demonstrate the consultancy and advisory roles.

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