Monday, January 30, 2023

Tag: Medical emergencies and mental health

Overheated, then Overtreated: My 10-Day Involuntary Hold

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Had the hospital simply treated me for heatstroke, they would have made next to nothing. But 11 days in the hospital (10 on a locked ward) and a battery of tests and psych drugs? Well, I’ll let you do the math.

Intensive Care Patients at High Risk for PTSD, Psychiatric Symptoms

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People who survive life-threatening illnesses in the intensive care unit (ICU) of a hospital are at high risk for depression and anxiety and nearly...