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ERIC Number: EJ470226
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0363-0234
Inpatient Standards of Care and the Suicidal Patient. Part I: General Clinical Formulations and Legal Considerations.
Bongar, Bruce; And Others
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v23 n3 p245-56 Fall 1993
Reviews climate in legal and clinical formulation of standards of care for hospitalized adult suicidal patients. Suggests general guidelines for effective assessment, management, and treatment procedures that balance need for high-quality care by reasonable and prudent practitioner with requirements of court-determined/statutory standards. Discusses court cases that show common failure situations in inpatient care, discharge planning, and follow-up. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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