ERIC Number: EJ292873
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Hospital Suicides: Lawsuits and Standards.
Litman, Robert E.
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v12 n4 p212-20 Win 1982
Suggested that every hospital should have a suicide prevention committee which establishes written guidelines after surveying security areas and talking with staff and patients. Reasonable treatment requires that each patient be evaluated for suicide risk and that staff follow a treatment plan according to the hospital's own policies. (JAC)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
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