An article published Feb 27, 2012 in the British Medical Journal titled Hypnotics’ association with mortality or cancer: a matched cohort study is something we should know about for a few reasons. First, many of us take some form of sedative hypnotic before night shifts and second, it’s been in the news. Your patients are …
Suicide risk assessment in the emergency department is a challenging endeavor. Our training in residency is limited compared to the volume of mental health patients we see during our careers. This talk is designed to give emergency providers information and options in performing focused and thorough suicide risk assessments.
A review of the TRAAPPED SILO SAFE mnemonic for Suicide Risk Stratification
Suicide Risk Chart Documentation should include Risk factors, Protective factors, Collateral information, an estimate of the patient’s suicide risk and a plan
Suicide Risk Reference List
Suicide risk assessment in the emergency department