Tag: suicide

1. Physicians who committed suicide tended to be older, report having issues with their jobs, and have ongoing physical health or legal issues. 2. Compared with other physicians, surgeons who committed suicide were older and more likely to be receiving care related to mental health. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown:...
1. Firearm suicide risk is elevated among those living in states with high firearm ownership, those living in rural areas, those with a military background, and those of white, non-Hispanic backgrounds. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Suicide is an ongoing pandemic and a leading cause of death in the U.S. The most...
1. There has been an increase in anxiety, depression, and low mood in resident physicians associated with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: Since the start of the pandemic, research has focused on understanding the disease and mental health amongst patients, but there are...
Epidemiology, Clinical Course, and Outcomes of Critically Ill Adults With COVID-19 In New York City: A Prospective Cohort Study 1. COVID-19-positive adults were commonly found to have at least one comorbid condition, including hypertension and diabetes. 2. In-hospital mortality was independently associated with older age, chronic cardiac and pulmonary diseases, and...
1. An analysis of emergency department (ED) visits across the United States between 2007 and 2017 showed a 60% overall increase in ED visits among children 5-17 years old with mental health diagnoses, including significant increases in these visits at nonchildren’s EDs and rural EDs. 2. Children’s ED visits for...
1. Cessation of opioid treatment was associated a period of increased risk of overdose or suicide, with a positive association between risk and length of treatment prior to stopping. Evidence Rating: 2 (Good) In the past decade, significant efforts have been taken in North America to mitigate opioid prescription as a means...
Estimation of Glomerular Filtration Rate With vs Without Including Patient Race 1. The exclusion of patient race from glomerular filtration rate (GFR) estimation resulted in systematic error that significantly underestimated GFR in African American individuals more so than non-African Americans. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Glomerular filtration rate (GFR), an integral component...
1. This study is the first to offer strong machine-learning performance to suggest the potential for clinical utility in predicting future suicide deaths within 90 days of a visit to the emergency department. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Suicide is a leading global health concern increasing annually in many countries. The...
1. Suicide attempts in males, persons older than 65 years, and persons in rural areas were most likely to result in death. 2. The most common method of suicidal attempt involved drug poisoning, but the most lethal involved firearms, drowning, and hanging. Evidence Rating Level: 3 (Average) Study Rundown: Suicide was the...
1. A cross-sectional analysis of self-reported suicidal thoughts, behavior, attempt, and injury among high school students showed a significant annual decrease in suicide attempts between 1991 and 2017 among adolescents identifying as white, Hispanic, Asian American, and American Indian. 2. Black adolescents had a statistically significant linear increase in suicide...