Study of the factors at admission predicting the outcome in patients with attempted suicidal hanging.
D'sa, S., Nair, S., Philip, V., Reji, K., Karuppusamy, R., & Joseph, M.
Our study sought to identify factors at presentation which can predict the outcome after an attempted hanging. A retrospective analysis of patients over a 12-year period was carried out. A poor outcome was found in 17.8% and this could be predicted by the presence of myoclonus, a Glasgow coma motor score of ≤3 or an abnormal chest radiograph.