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Old 06-11-2013
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Question When to hospitalize?

Okay, one more question that I encountered while watching a CSE video, case of Hallucinations.

FA says there should be no instance when we should hospitalize the patient in the workup during CS exam. But if the patient is having 1.Suicidal ideation 2.Thoughts of killing someone else 3.Thoughts of harming self or others , the logic is to hospitalize them, and get a psychiatric evaluation.

How to tackle such a case in the real exam? Do we hospitalize, and do a psych evaluation? I am asking because FA mentions that we SHOULDN'T do any kind of referrals.
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It is unlikely that you will have a case like this, even the official CS video says that you cant hospitalize and do referrals..

In case you happen to have a case like this it will mostly be experimental!
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