Year: 1958 Source: British Medical Journal, v.2, (1958), p.411-414 SIEC No: 19860531

A series of 55 patients coming to a general teaching hospital following a suicide attempt is described, & their reception, treatment & disposal are analysed. Eighteen percent were transferred elsewhere on arrival, 45% were admitted to general wards, & 37% were admitted to the psychiatric unit. Demographic information from the 3 groups investigated is compared (1958) (15 Ref.) (NBB)