Case #1 Room 6

Clinical Presentation: 53yo Schizophrenic patient in ER room 6 exhibiting religious grandiosity and delusional thoughts of being Pt is screaming that he needs to save the world. EMS reports he jumped in front of an oncoming car causing an MVA. Presents as irritable with rapid tangential speech and is floridly psychotic. Pt is advised of his miranda rights and is asked for consent to be interviewed. Behavior escalates warranting 4 point restraints warranted by attending Dr. Nurse administers 5mg haldol IM administered. Due to total loss of volitional control and putting self and others at risk, client meets criteria for detainment.