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Management of Physical Health

  • Full assessment of physical health including history, physical examination.

  • Importance as need to rule out organic causation.

  • It must always be remembered that patients with major mental illness have an increased standardized mortality ratio, they are on longer term medications and often symptoms of their mental disorder may limit their access to physical health care service either directly or indirectly.

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Last updated March 2020

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