Scott Zeller, MD

Scott Zeller, MD

Scott Zeller, MD, is Chief of Psychiatric Emergency Services at Alameda Health System in Oakland, Calif., and past president of the American Association for Emergency Psychiatry.

Most Recent Articles by Scott Zeller, MD

The End of Chemical Restraints: Expert Opinion

The End of Chemical Restraints: Expert Opinion

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Scott Zeller, MD, discusses the importance of treating patients with agitation appropriately.

Haloperidol in the Emergency Department Setting

Haloperidol in the Emergency Department Setting

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Dr. Scott Zeller suggests it is time to move away from emergency intramuscular haloperidol.

Improving the Relationship Between ER Physicians and Psychiatrists

Improving the Relationship Between ER Physicians and Psychiatrists

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Discussion with practitioners from either side elicits arguments about the shortcomings of the other. How can disputes be mitigated?

'Patient' Vs. 'Client': How Semantics Influences the Practice of Psychiatry

'Patient' Vs. 'Client': How Semantics Influences the Practice of Psychiatry

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Rather than worry about how to refer to patients, the psychiatry community should relish its distinctive role in bringing mind and body together.

What's Driving Patient Satisfaction in Inpatient Hospitals?

What's Driving Patient Satisfaction in Inpatient Hospitals?

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Although patient satisfaction is associated with positive outcomes, measuring it accurately can often prove difficult.

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