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