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Telehealth Assessment of Patients Being Retained for Emergent Mental Health Reasons: Clinical-Effectiveness and Guidelines

Published on: March 21, 2016
Project Number: RA0834-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical evidence regarding the effectiveness and appropriateness of the use of telehealth for the assessment of patients who are being retained due to emergent mental health reasons?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of telehealth for the assessment of patients who are being retained due to emergent mental health reasons?

Key Message

No relevant studies or evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding the effectiveness and appropriateness of the use of telehealth for the assessment of patients who are being retained due to emergent mental health reasons.

Tags

mental disorders, mental health, mental health services, remote consultation, telemedicine, videoconferencing, Emergency Services, Psychiatric, Telepsychiatrist, Telepsychiatry, telepsychology