Noelck M, Velazquez-Campbell M, Austin JP. Hosp Pediatr. 2019;9:365-372.
Patients hospitalized after a suicide attempt may be at increased risk for self-harm. In this quality improvement study, researchers describe a multifaceted effort designed to reduce safety events among adolescents hospitalized for a suicide attempt.
Mills PD, King LA, Watts B, et al. Gen Hosp Psych. 2013;35:528-536.
This study examined inpatient suicides at Veterans Affairs hospitals and provided recommendations for mitigating risks. Hanging by using equipment present in psychiatric wards was the most common method of suicide.
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