The impact of different liaison psychiatry models on the emergency department: A systematic review of the international evidence.

Affiliation

Centre for Urgent and Emergency Care Research, School of Health and Related Research, Regent Court University of Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 4DA, UK. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

This review aimed to evaluate the current evidence for what impact different Liaison Psychiatry (LP) services are having on Emergency Departments (ED). Mental Health (MH) problems contribute to 12 million annual US ED attendances and 5% in the UK.

Keywords

Effectiveness,Emergency department,Evidence review,Liaison psychiatry,Mental health,