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Section 16
Lethal Means Access and Assessment among
Suicidal Emergency Department Patients

Question 16 | Test | Table of Contents

Depress Anxiety

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1. Introduction
2. Our objectives were to use a multi-site, multi-phase cohort of ED patients with SI/SA to: (1) describe patient-reported access to firearms at home; and examine the (2) frequency and (3) predictors of medical record documentation of access to lethal means.
3. Study procedures and measures:
-Self-reported measures
-Medical record measure
-Outcomes

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- Beta, M. MD, MPH, Miller, M. MD, MPH, ScD, Barber C. MPA, Beaty B., Miller I. Ph.D., Camargo, C. MD, DrPH, Boudreaux, E. Ph.D. Lethal Means Access and Assessment among Suicidal Emergency Department Patients. Depress Anxiety. June 2016. 33(6). Pg. 502-511.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Article References:
Boudreaux, E. D., Larkin, C., Kini, N., Capoccia, L., Allen, M. H., Goldstein Grumet, J., Silverman, M. M., McKeon, R., Barton, B., Miller, I., Formica, S. W., & Camargo, C. A., Jr. (2018). Predictive utility of an emergency department decision support tool in patients with active suicidal ideation. Psychological Services, 15(3), 270–278.

Cerel, J., Singleton, M. D., Brown, M. M., Brown, S. V., Bush, H. M., & Brancado, C. J. (2016). Emergency department visits prior to suicide and homicide: Linking statewide surveillance systems. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 37(1), 5–12.

Stanley, B., Currier, G. W., Chesin, M., Chaudhury, S., Jager-Hyman, S., Gafalvy, H., & Brown, G. K. (2018). Suicidal behavior and non-suicidal self-injury in emergency departments underestimated by administrative claims data. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 39(5), 318–325.

QUESTION 16
What was the most common suicidal method reported? To select and enter your answer go to Test.