Treating Mental Conditions in ER

Dr. Alexis Perera,Dr. Jose Llach

Doctors Alexis Perera, Urgent Care Physician at Baptist Health and Jose Llach, Medical Director of Free standing ED at Baptist Health agree that, sometimes, doctors do not know where they should refer patients who arrive at emergency rooms with some mental condition, because there is not always an appropriate place to receive them.

Dr. Perera says it might be very beneficial, for specialists and patients, to have a place where they can treat some medical conditions related with alcohol consumption, depression, anxiety attacks or aggressive behavior.

That behavior, according to Dr. Llach, can show some underlying diseases like schizophrenia, especially when patients exit from jail. Those conditions can be treated and benefit them.

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