3 questions can screen for suicide risk in ED patients
from Clinical Psychiatry News
Using a brief three-question screen, it's feasible to increase dramatically the detection of suicide risk during routine emergency department care. That's the key message from phase II of ED-SAFE (Emergency Department Safety Assessment and Follow-up Evaluation), a National Institute of Mental Health–sponsored multicenter study of the impact of implementing universal suicide risk screening in the nation's EDs.
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