Are anaesthetists prone to suicide? A review of rates and risk factors.

Abstract

Suicide represents a major source of mortality in Western countries. There is an emerging literature about suicide and the medical profession. The suicide of an anaesthetist represents a catastrophic event, with painful consequences for family, colleagues and the community at large. This review will examine the literature regarding suicide amongst… (More)

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@article{Swanson2003AreAP, title={Are anaesthetists prone to suicide? A review of rates and risk factors.}, author={Steven P. Swanson and L. J. Roberts and Martin D. Chapman}, journal={Anaesthesia and intensive care}, year={2003}, volume={31 4}, pages={434-45} }