Analysis of psychiatric consultations in a multidisciplinary hospital patients
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Oddział Psychiatryczny Wielospecjalistycznego Szpitala Powiatowego w Tarnowskich Górach
Wydział Lekarski z Oddziałem Lekarsko-Dentystycznym w Zabrzu, Katedra i Oddział Kliniczny Psychiatrii w Tarnowskich Górach ŚUM w Katowicach
Submission date: 2014-10-26
Final revision date: 2015-01-11
Acceptance date: 2015-01-15
Publication date: 2015-10-31
Corresponding author
Piotr Ścisło   

Kliniczny Oddział Psychiatrii, Pyskowicka 49, 42-600 Tarnowskie Góry, Polska
Psychiatr Pol 2015;49(5):1101–1112
The aim of the research is the analysis of psychiatric consultations conducted in the multi-disciplinary hospital, establishing the cause of the consultations according to ICD-10 and the analysis of psychiatric consultations regarding their number on particular wards.

Retrospective analysis of medical documentation concerning given consultations in the multidisciplinary hospital in Tarnowskie Góry in the years 2002–2010 has been conducted. In the statistics studies Shapiro-Wilk test, Kruskal-Wallis test, Mann-Whitney U test, Chi-square test of independence and the others have been used.

In the analyzed years, 3,672 consultations have been done, the mean age of the consulted patients has been 46.9 years. Taking into consideration the sex of the consulted patients, 41.99% of them were female and 58.01% were male. The main diagnoses of all consultations present as follows: F00–F09: 18.82%, F10–F19: 29.58%, F20–F29: 17.70%, F30–F39: 10.29%, F40–F48: 13.83%, F50–F59: 0.16%, F60–F69: 3.21%, F70–F79: 1.77%, F80–F89: 0%, F90–F98: 1.01%, other: 3.62%. The consultations most often have taken place on the following wards: Hospital Admitting Department (13.21%), Hospital Emergency Service (6.97%), Surgery Department (8.42%), Internal Medicine Department (6.51%), Neurology Department (4.82%).

The most frequent causes of consultation were addictions, the next were organic and psychotic disorders, neurotic and affective disorders. Consultations most often have taken place at the Hospital Admitting Department/Hospital Emergency Service, Surgery Department, Internal Medicine Department and Neurology Department.