Suicide Risk Assessment: Myths and Realities

If you are working with living patients, assessing for suicide risk should be part of your practice. Maybe not for every patient walking through your doors (depending on your practice and specialty), but certainly in some circumstances. This article from Medscape provides some useful information regarding the current evidence base for assessing patients for suicide risk. A useful read, and a good conversation for a staff meeting or inservice. The article is free, but site registration is required.