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Current practices in managing acutely disturbed patients at three hospitals in Rio de Janeiro-Brazil: a prevalence study

  • Gisele Huf1Email author,
  • Evandro da Silva Freire Coutinho2,
  • Hugo M FagundesJr3,
  • Edmar S Oliveira4,
  • Jose Ramon RA Lopez5,
  • Marcio Gewandszajder,
  • Andreia da Luz Carvalho,
  • Alexandre Keusen and
  • Clive E Adams6
BMC Psychiatry20022:4

Received: 25 October 2001

Accepted: 22 January 2002

Published: 22 January 2002

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Original Submission
25 Oct 2001 Submitted Original manuscript
10 Dec 2001 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Lyn Pilowsky
3 Jan 2002 Author responded Author comments - Clive E Adams
Resubmission - Version 2
3 Jan 2002 Submitted Manuscript version 2
16 Jan 2002 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Lyn Pilowsky
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
22 Jan 2002 Editorially accepted
22 Jan 2002 Article published 10.1186/1471-244X-2-4

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Authors’ Affiliations

Ministry of Health
National School of Public Health, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation
Department of Health
Psychiatric Centre Pedro II
University of Rio de Janeiro
Cochrane Schizophrenia Group, University of Leeds