Tag: suicide

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...
Childhood-onset inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) typically has a more severe course than adult-onset IBD, and has been found to be associated with psychiatric morbidity in previous studies. However, these studies have failed to account for familial confounding. In this population-based cohort study, 6,464 patients with childhood-onset IBD were compared...
Evaluation of the Central Vein Sign as a Diagnostic Imaging Biomarker in Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosing multiple sclerosis (MS) is challenging, in part because imaging findings in MS partially overlap with MS mimics such as vascular disease, migraine, and neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD). The central vein sign has been shown...
Suicide in older adults living in or transitioning to residential long-term care, 2003 to 2015 It is estimated that by the year 2050, 1 in 5 individuals will be 65 years or older. In addition to the growing number of seniors in North America, the rate of suicide has also...
1. Clinical interviews of adolescents and their parents revealed that half of parents were unaware of their adolescents’ lifetime thoughts of suicide. 2. Older adolescent age, Hispanic ethnicity, adolescents’ history of psychiatric treatment, and family history of suicide were associated with decreased odds of parental unawareness; fathers were more likely...