Pyschiatric evaluation and outcomes in candidates for

Phipps, Leon
December 1997
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Dec97, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p388
Academic Journal
Describes the results of psychiatric evaluations and psychiatric outcomes in patients in a heart transplantation program. Background and method used; Characteristics of candidates; Psychiatric diagnoses; Marital and occupational status; Outcome of the study in the post-transplant period; Occupational outcomes; Discussion on the results; Conclusions.


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