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Suicide Blip

Anthony Caruso medic541 at hotmail.com
Fri Feb 29 16:14:27 GMT 2008


Pret, check with martha's vineyard.  I understand they had about 4 or 5 this winter (All were teenagers).  I agree, it's blip that need's to be further investigated.
Anthony M. Caruso EMT-P
 
> Date: Fri, 29 Feb 2008 09:34:24 -0500> From: pbjorn at emh.org> To: trauma-list at trauma.org> Subject: Suicide Blip> > Our trauma service has seen a disturbing increase in suicides and> suicide attempts over the past couple of months. We're rural, so both> the numerators and denominators are small; but hear me out: for January> and February, we have six registered self-inflicted major traumas.> That's half again as many for all of '07, and six times the total for> Jan/Feb '06 and '07 combined. It's a blip; but it's a hell of a blip. > > Is anyone else seeing the same?> > Pret Bjorn, RN> Bangor, ME USA> --> trauma-list : TRAUMA.ORG> To change your settings or unsubscribe visit:> http://www.trauma.org/index.php?/community/
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