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Managing the Suicidal Patient in a Split-treatment Relationship

Managing the Suicidal Patient in a Split-treatment Relationship

| April 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

by Ann McNary, JD Ms. McNary is a Senior Risk Manager with PRMS, Inc., Arlington, Virginia Innov Clin Neurosci. 2016;13(3–4):42–45 This ongoing column is dedicated to providing information to our readers on managing legal risks associated with medical practice. We invite questions from our readers. The answers are provided by PRMS, Inc. (www.prms.com), a manager […]

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Editor’s Message: Special Edition of ICNS Covers Multiple Aspects of Assessment of Suicidal Ideation and Behavior

Editor’s Message: Special Edition of ICNS Covers Multiple Aspects of Assessment of Suicidal Ideation and Behavior

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dear Colleagues: Every year, over 800,000 people commit suicide worldwide, with over 40,000 of these deaths occurring annually in the United States. There are many more who attempt it.[1,2] A United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report indicated that nearly 500,000 people in the United States visit a hospital annually for injuries […]

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