The Canadian Press

2015-04-01 | Suicide Risk

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A Canadian study shows the risk of suicide among those who've survived a first attempt is 42 times higher than that of the general population. Toronto researchers tracked every person who came to a hospital emergency department in Ontario for self-poisoning between April 2002 and December 2010. Dr. Yaron Finkelstein (yar-OWN' FINK'-ehl-steen) at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children says it's important to track these people. (Researchers identified nearly 65-thousand-800 children and adults who survived a self-poisoning episode and found more than four-thousand died during the followup study period -- 976 of them by suicide.)

Date: 2015-04-01
Placeline: TORONTO.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 23 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << self-poisoning the survival is very very high at the first attempt that about 99% of those who reach Hospital alive are in surviving and being discharged and that is the opportunity and to identify them and Implement prevention of prevention for the first subsequent attempt >>


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