Management of psychiatric problems in a Kenyan mission hospital.Br Med J 1976; 1 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.1.6023.1454 (Published 12 June 1976) Cite this as: Br Med J 1976;1:1454
- P J McEvoy,
- H F McEvoy
Many psychiatric conditions are found in the rural general hospital in Kenya and are recognisable and manageable along standard Western lines. An essential element in management is the training of the nursing staff. The psychiatric patient should be actively managed and can benefit from the unsophisticated treatment possible at the mission hospital.