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|Title: ||Activities of Irish psychiatric hospitals and units|
|Publisher: ||Health Research Board (HRB)|
|Issue Date: ||Jul-1993 |
|Description: ||This report provides information on all admissions, discharges and deaths occurring within the
inpatient psychiatric service in Ireland for the year 1990.
Data on admissions first admissions, discharges and deaths are reported firstly for the country
as a whole, secondly by health board area of origin of patient, then by individual hospital and
finally by hospital type. A range of classificatory variables is used in presenting the data I.e .
gender, age, marital status, socio-economic group, voluntary/ non-voluntary status, diagnosis and
length of stay. Selected findings and trends are commented on.
The report is one of a series of annual reports of patient movement produced by the Mental
Health Section of The Health Research Board and its predecessor the Medico-Social Research
Board. As part of its epidemiological work in the mental health area, The Health Research
Board, in addition maintains four Psychiatric Case Registers and carries out censuses of the
psychiatric inpatient population from time to time. The Psychiatric Case Registers are
maintained in association with St. Loman's Hospital Dublin, the Carlow-South Kildare,
Roscommon and Westmeath mental health services. A complete listing of on-going publications
from the Mental Health Section of The Health Research Board is produced in Appendix|
|Keywords: ||PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITALS|
|Appears in Collections: ||HRB|
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