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Physical Health and Mental Health, Considerations for Paramedics

CROMAR-HAYES, Maxine and Seaton, Walter (2020) Physical Health and Mental Health, Considerations for Paramedics. Journal of paramedic practice. ISSN 1759-1376

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The physical health needs of people with a diagnosis of mental illness should be a concern for all health professionals, as the life expectancy for people with a mental illness diagnosis is 15-20 years younger than those without, this is predominantly attributed to poor physical health. This paper explores the complexity surrounding this issue and offers insight into ways paramedics can consider these needs, by promoting physical well-being and avoiding diagnostic over shadowing.

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Additional Information: “This document is the Accepted Manuscript version of a Published Work that appeared in final form in Journal of paramedic practice, copyright © MA Healthcare, after peer review and technical editing by the publisher. To access the final edited and published work see"
Depositing User: Maxine CROMAR-HAYES
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2019 15:19
Last Modified: 06 Apr 2023 15:40

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