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General hospital costs in England of medical and psychiatric care for patients who self-harm: a retrospective analysis

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Background: Self-harm is an extremely common reason for hospital presentation. There have, however, been few estimates of the hospital costs of assessing and treating self-harm. Such information is essential for planning services and to help strengthen the case for investment in actions to reduce the frequency and impact of self-harm.

Methods: In a retrospective analysis, we estimated hospital resource use and care costs for all presentations for self-harm to the John Radcliffe Hos...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/S2215-0366(17)30367-X

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Dept of Population Health, Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Dept of Population Health, Population Health
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Publisher:
Elsevier: Lancet Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Psychiatry Journal website
Volume:
4
Issue:
10
Pages:
759–767
Publication date:
2017-09-07
Acceptance date:
2017-08-07
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EISSN:
2215-0374
ISSN:
2215-0366
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pubs:723886
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uri:2b4a10fd-0bc4-4ef2-bd38-b8c5da0ff71d
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uuid:2b4a10fd-0bc4-4ef2-bd38-b8c5da0ff71d
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