Outbursts on Acute Inpatient Units

SCREENSIDE CHATS with Gabrielle A. Carlson, MD, AACAP President

Oct 13 2021 • 28 mins

In this episode of Screenside Chats, AACAP President, Gabrielle A. Carlson, MD, discusses with Michael Sorter, MD, Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, the major issues regarding children with severe emotional outbursts, including what he has done with kids who become violent on the inpatient unit, thoughts on the place of emergency rooms and inpatient unit beds for children with outbursts, and PRN medication and its role in outburst management, among other issues.