by Cathy Parkes March 05, 2021 Updated: December 29, 2021
A patient with borderline personality disorder:
- Exhibits SPLITTING behavior (i.e. characterizes people/things as ALL good or ALL bad).
- Engages in impulsive behavior.
- Is at high risk for self-harm! Provide for patient safety.
Discharge planning for a patient starts at admission. Other important admission tasks include confirming the patient's code status, identifying allergies, assessing fall risk, and assessing for swallowing issues.Read Article
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