The Agitated Patient. Brad Bunney, MD Associate Professor Department of Emergency Medicine University of Illinois at Chicago Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center Chicago, IL. Case Presentation: Day 1. 22 yo male is brought to ED for strange and unruly behavior at home
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Brad Bunney, MDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Emergency MedicineUniversity of Illinois at ChicagoOur Lady of the Resurrection Medical CenterChicago, IL
The patient was physically restrained by 4 security officers, a nurse and a physician. This calmed him considerably and he agreed to take 2mg of risperidone and 2 mg of lorazepam orally. The patient was ultimately admitted to the psychiatry ward with a diagnosis of mania with psychotic features.