Suicide prevention by emergency nurses: perceived self-efficacy in assessment, management and referral at Kenyatta National Hospital in Kenya

Abstract Background Emergency Departments are underutilized settings for suicide prevention and management as patients with occult (camouflaged) suicides and suicidal ideation are rarely screened by nurses and other health workers in these sites. The under-detection rates could be a result of lack o...

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Main Authors: Rachel Maina, David Bukusi, Manasi Kumar
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2019-08-01
Series:Annals of General Psychiatry
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