ED use by older adults attempting suicide.

  title={ED use by older adults attempting suicide.},
  author={Mary Whelan Carter and Megan R Reymann},
  journal={The American journal of emergency medicine},
  volume={32 6},
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to describe patterns of older adult patient visits to emergency departments (EDs) for self-harm and suicide-related injuries. METHODS A retrospective, secondary data analysis of the Nationwide Emergency Department Sample was conducted. Nationally representative estimates of patient visits by older adults attempting suicide were calculated using available sampling weights. Population estimates were calculated using estimates from the US Census Bureau… CONTINUE READING