Opportunities to screen and intervene in mental health
By Mardi Chapman
6 Sep 2017
A little more effort is required to look for and manage respiratory conditions in people with severe mental illness such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. A pilot study of 82 patients admitted to a mental health unit found high rates of symptoms such as a productive cough (37%), wheeze (38%) and dyspnea (44%). Smoking rates ...