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Josh Gibson, MD; David H. Taylor, MD; June 2003
En route to x-ray, suicidal patient attempts to hang herself in washroom.
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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.