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Assessing suicide risk

CAPTAIN, CONSTANCE RN, PHD

Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!: May/June 2008 - Volume 6 - Issue 3 - p 46–53
doi: 10.1097/01.NME.0000316729.81806.63
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Would you recognize suicidal behavior in one of your patients and know how to intervene? We'll give you practical, potentially lifesaving guidelines you can follow.

Do you know how to recognize a suicidal patient? We offer potentially lifesaving guidelines you can apply to your everyday practice.

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Behavioral Health, North Broward Hospital District Service, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

The author has disclosed that she has no significant relationships with or financial interest in any commercial companies that pertain to this educational activity.

© 2008 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.