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To examine predictors of hospitalization among older adults at high risk for suicide treated in emergency departments (EDs).
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Name: General hospital psychiatry
A prior suicide attempt is known to be the most important risk factor for suicide. Case management programs provide psychosocial support and rehabilitation for suicide attempters. This study aimed to ...
In children below the age of 2 years, bronchiolitis is the most common reason for hospitalization. Each year in the United States, bronchiolitis causes 287,000 emergency department visits, 32%-40% of ...
High proportions of those who die by suicide in Northern Ireland (NI) are not known to mental health services, making it important to understand contact with the wider health services. Previous resear...
Although the Emergency Department (ED) is a frequent point of contact for individuals with suicide-related behaviour (SRB) or ideation, there is limited literature specifically examining presentations...
While suicidal ideation is a recognized risk factor for future suicidal behavior, clinicians often subtype ideation in an effort to further clarify risk. This study referred to the SAFE (Suicide Asses...
Agitation, paranoia, and suicide risk of the psychiatric patients made them difficult to be managed when they visited medical emergency services. The prolonged waiting time at medical emer...
This project evaluates a brief intervention in the emergency department (ED) for adolescents presenting with suicide attempts. The intervention aims to capitalize on the opportunity offere...
Procedures for identification of high-risk elderly patients in the emergency department are lacking. We aim to identify the risk factors associated with an adverse outcome in elderly pati...
Acute self poisoning is a leading cause of suicide attempts and leads to frequent emergency department visits. However, the exact epidemiology of acute self poisoning is not known. The des...
Background: Doctors and nurses who work in non-mental health settings need ways to know when patients are at risk. Researchers created the Ask Suicide-Screening Questions (ASQ) to be used...
The specialty or practice of nursing in the care of patients admitted to the emergency department.
Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.
A way of providing emergency medical care that is guided by a thoughtful integration of the best available scientific knowledge with clinical expertise in EMERGENCY MEDICINE. This approach allows the practitioner to critically assess research data, clinical guidelines, and other information resources in order to correctly identify the clinical problem, apply the most high-quality intervention, and re-evaluate the outcome for future improvement.
A cabinet department in the Executive Branch of the United States Government concerned with administering those agencies and offices having programs pertaining to domestic national security.
Reduction of high-risk choices and adoption of low-risk quantity and frequency alternatives.