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Publication Type: Risk Alert
Single or Multiple Incident: Multiple
Date: 1/1/2020 12:00:00 AM
Country: Hong Kong

This alert describes six patients (2 male and 4 female patients, aged between 51 and 67) had committed suicide: two by jumping from height during home leave and two after found missing; one by suffocation with face towel; and one by electrocution. Each incident is described in the alert. Two recommendations for prevention of these fatal incidents are provided.

Additional Details

Device:
face towel, scissors, electric wires, electric bed
Medication/Gas/Fluid:
psychotropics


Inpatient Suicide