Journal Article
Commentary

Measured response to identified suicide risk and violence: what you need to know about psychiatric patient safety.

Yeager KR; Saveanu R; Roberts AR; Reissland G; Mertz D; Cirpili A; Makovich R.

The authors present a proactive, systems-oriented approach to assessing patient risk for suicide and self harm. This approach integrates numerous components, including patient evaluation, physical environment, program safety, and the patients themselves.