Patient with hallucinations

by Cathy Parkes May 24, 2021 Updated: December 29, 2021

Ask your patient directly about hallucinations, including command hallucinations which are when a patient hears a voice instructing them to perform an action.

Ask your patient directly about hallucinations, including command hallucinations which are when a patient hears a voice instructing them to perform an action.

A patient with command hallucinations is at risk for self-harm or hurting others! Implement 1:1 observation if indicated.



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