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Systematic review of resource utilization in the hospital management of deliberate self-harm.

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BACKGROUND: Deliberate self-harm (DSH) is a significant public health problem, representing a major burden in terms of morbidity to the individual and health-service utilization. While clinical guidelines suggest good practice for the short-term hospital management of DSH, there remains considerable variability in the way that services are provided. METHOD: A systematic review of the literature was undertaken to examine the current evidence on hospital resource use and costs involved in the s...

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10.1017/s0033291706008683

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Sinclair, JM More by this author
Journal:
Psychological medicine
Volume:
36
Issue:
12
Pages:
1681-1693
Publication date:
2006-12-05
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EISSN:
1469-8978
ISSN:
0033-2917
URN:
uuid:30b4aadc-6979-429e-8573-2d594972682e
Source identifiers:
168467
Local pid:
pubs:168467

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