Self-poisoning suicide deaths in England: could improved medical management contribute to suicide prevention?


BACKGROUND Suicide by self-poisoning is a major cause of death worldwide. Few studies have investigated the medical management of fatal self-poisoning. AIM To describe the characteristics and management of a national sample of individuals who died by intentional self-poisoning in hospital and assess the quality of care that they received. DESIGN… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/qjmed/hcq128