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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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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Research group:
Centre for Suicide Research
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Research group:
Health Economics Research Centre
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Research group:
Centre for Suicide Research
Role:
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Sinclair, J
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Gray, A
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Psychological Medicine Journal website
Volume:
36
Issue:
12
Pages:
1681-1693
Publication date:
2006-12-01
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1469-8978
ISSN:
0033-2917
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English
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2008-03-14

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