This May 19, 2014 Health Day article found on the Philly.com website talks about the ongoing debate over whether primary care physicians should be screening patients for suicide risk.
- Jury Still Out on Whether Doctors Should Screen for Suicide Risk (health.usnews.com)
- Task Force Says Asking All Patients About Suicide Won’t Cut Risk (gpb.org)
- USPSTF finds insufficient evidence on screening for suicide risk (2minutemedicine.com)
- Doctor claims patients on waiting list committed suicide… (foxnews.com)
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