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Retrospective analysis of reported suicide deaths and attempts on veterans health administration campuses and inpatient units.

Mills PD, Soncrant C, Gunnar W. BMJ Qual Saf. 2020;Epub Aug 21.

This retrospective analysis used root cause analysis reports of suicide events in VA hospitals to characterize suicide attempts and deaths and provide prevention recommendations. Recommendations include avoidance of environmental hazards, medication monitoring, control of firearms, and close observation.