Interviewee: Julian Nasti
James talks to Dr Julian Nasti about a basic approach to a patient with a psychiatric presentation and covers certain key considerations for safe medical practice.
Julian Nasti is an Advanced Trainee in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry currently based at Canterbury Hospital where the main focus of his clinical work is perinatal mental health.
With Dr Julian Nasti, Psychiatry Advanced Trainee, Canterbury Hospital
Patients commonly present with psychiatric problems andthey can be confronting for junior doctors to manage. Developing an approach to a patient with a psychiatric presentation that covers certain key considerations is important for safe medical practice.
Case 1 –You are a junior doctor working in a Mental Health Unit. A 35 year old male is brought in by police from the Magistrate’s Court where he has been reviewed and deemed unfit for his court hearing. He is thought to be agitated and thought disordered.
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