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Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk : Guidelines for Clinically Based Risk Management.

Author: Robert I Simon
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : American Psychiatric Publishing, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book presents a thorough examination of the clinical practices that best serve patients and that also protect clinicians from malpractice claims. It uses numerous case examples and extensive references on suicide and actual malpractice cases t to present the key concepts involved in coping with the risks associated with suicidal patients.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Simon, Robert I.
Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk : Guidelines for Clinically Based Risk Management.
Washington, D.C. : American Psychiatric Publishing, ©2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert I Simon
ISBN: 9781585627264 1585627267
OCLC Number: 1044727318
Description: 1 online resource (255 pages)
Contents: Cover; TOCContents; Foreword; Preface; CH1 Suicide and Malpractice Litigation; Introduction; Understanding Malpractice Claims; Duty of Care; Standard of Care; Respected-Minority Rule; Direct Causation; Damage; "Volitional Acts" of Suicide; Defenses to a Malpractice Claim; Other Legal Actions; National Practitioner Data Bank; Importance of Clinically Based Risk Management; Clinically Based Risk Management; References; CH2 Suicide Risk Assessment; Introduction; Case Example; Discussion; Standard of Care; Systematic Suicide Risk Assessment; Suicide Risk Factors. Suicide Risk Assessment MethodologyManaged-Care Settings; Clinically Based Risk Management; References; CH3 Suicide Prevention Contracts; Introduction; Case Example; Discussion; Alliance Versus Contract; Other Viewpoints; Clinical-Legal Issues; Clinically Based Risk Management; References; CH4 Outpatients; Introduction; Case Example; Discussion; Evaluation; Treatment; Personality Disorders; Management; Suicide Warnings; Partial Hospitalization Programs and Intensive Outpatient Programs; Clinically Based Risk Management; References; CH5 Collaborative Treatment; Introduction; Case Example. DiscussionCompetence, Licensure, and Insurance; Confidentiality; Treatment Roles; Medication Management; Patient Suitability; Clinically Based Risk Management; References; Appendix: Sample Letter From the Psychiatrist to a Psychotherapist; CH6 Inpatients; Introduction; Case Example; Discussion; Complete Psychiatric Examination; Suicide Risk Assessment; Treatment; Safety Management; Discharge and Aftercare; Documentation; Clinically Based Risk Management; References; CH7 Emergency Psychiatric Services; Introduction; Case Example; Discussion; Assessment; Management. Clinically Based Risk ManagementReferences; CH8 Suicide Aftermath: Documentation, Confidentiality, and Survivor Care; Introduction; Case Example; Discussion; Documentation; Confidentiality; Patient Records; Suicide Aftermath; Aftercare for Suicide Survivors; Clinically Based Risk Management; References; Index of Legal Cases and Statutes; A; B; C; E; F; G; H; J; K; M; O; P; R; S; T; U; W; IDXSubject Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y.

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This book presents a thorough examination of the clinical practices that best serve patients and that also protect clinicians from malpractice claims. It uses numerous case examples and extensive references on suicide and actual malpractice cases t to present the key concepts involved in coping with the risks associated with suicidal patients.

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