Year: 1997 Source: Congress of the International Association for Suicide Prevention, (19th: 1997: Adelaide), p.340 SIEC No: 19980114

One approach to limit the risk of suicidal behaviours in psychiatric patients is to develop & operationalize minimum standards of care. This presentation provided a framework for developing standards of care for both outpatient & inpatient settings. Actions that would be appropriate for the practicing clinician, hospital staff & hospital administrators were discussed.