Year: 2003 Source: Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, v.9, no.5, (October 2003), p.176-178 SIEC No: 20050315

This article is part of series addressing issues related to psychiatric inpatient suicide. The present instalment is intended to review a variety of approaches to suicide assessment, which can assist the psychiatric nurse in achieving a greater degree of accuracy in identifying patient care needs when suicide risk is an issue. (17 refs)