n South African Medical Journal - Assessment of routine laboratory screening of adult psychiatric patients presenting to an emergency centre in Cape Town : original article
|Article Title||Assessment of routine laboratory screening of adult psychiatric patients presenting to an emergency centre in Cape Town : original article|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 University of Cape Town, 2 University of Cape Town, 3 University of Cape Town, 4 Stellenbosch University, 5 Stellenbosch University and 6 Stellenbosch University|
|Publication Date||Dec 2011|
|Pages||891 - 894|
Our study suggests that routine laboratory screening provides no additional information to that obtained from a thorough history and clinical examination in patients at high risk of having an underlying medical cause of presenting psychotic symptoms.
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