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Suicide in the medical setting.

Ballard ED, Pao M, Henderson D, et al. Suicide in the medical setting. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2008;34(8):474-481.

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August 20, 2008
Ballard ED, Pao M, Henderson D, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2008;34(8):474-481.

This review sought to differentiate suicides in hospitalized medical patients from suicides in psychiatric patients or the general population. Finding a shortage of detailed data, the authors call for more comprehensive research on in-hospital suicides to inform prevention strategies.

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Ballard ED, Pao M, Henderson D, et al. Suicide in the medical setting. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2008;34(8):474-481.