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Journal Article > Review
Tishler CL, Reiss NS. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2009;31:103-109.
Suicide attempts by inpatients are considered a never event, and, as such, are also considered reportable sentinel events by the Joint Commission. This article reviews the suicide rate in hospitals, related risk factors, methods of suicidal behavior, factors that contribute to the event, and suggestions for prevention and risk assessment.
Journal Article > Study
Tjia J, Field TS, Mazor KM, et al. Am J Geriatr Pharmacother. 2012;10:323-330.
Dementia appeared to be an independent risk factor for medication errors among a cohort of geriatric nursing home patients who were prescribed the anticoagulant warfarin. Increased nursing staff time seemed to mitigate this risk.