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Patient safety and mental health-a growing quality gap in Canada.

Waddell AE, Gratzer D. Patient safety and mental health-a growing quality gap in Canada. Can J Psychiatry. 2021:7067437211036596. doi:10.1177%2F07067437211036596.

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October 6, 2021
Waddell AE, Gratzer D. Can J Psychiatry. 2021:070674372110365.

Safety gaps in mental health care offers a limited view if focused primarily on patient suicide. This commentary calls for Canadian psychiatric professionals to examine the safety of their patients from a system perspective to develop a research and practice improvement strategy.