Chapter 7. Emergency and Urgent Hospital-Based Care

  1. Louise L. Clark and
  2. Peter Griffiths
  1. Ian Noonan and
  2. Karen Lowton

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697863.ch7

Learning Disability and Other Intellectual Impairments: Meeting Needs Throughout Health Services

Learning Disability and Other Intellectual Impairments: Meeting Needs Throughout Health Services

How to Cite

Noonan, I. and Lowton, K. (2008) Emergency and Urgent Hospital-Based Care, in Learning Disability and Other Intellectual Impairments: Meeting Needs Throughout Health Services (eds L. L. Clark and P. Griffiths), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470697863.ch7

Editor Information

  1. King's College London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470034712

Online ISBN: 9780470697863

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Keywords:

  • psychopathology;
  • intellectual impairment;
  • haematological;
  • anna carer;
  • healthcare

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Health Needs and Emergencies

  • The Patient Journey: Arrival

  • Why is Improvement in Emergency and Urgent Health Care Provision Required?

  • Assessment

  • The Patient Journey — Assessment

  • Self-Harm and Self-Injury — Primary Care Assessment and Treatment

  • Primary Care Responsibilities

  • Patient Journey

  • Conclusion

  • References and Recommended Reading