March 10, 2023 at 9:47 am

Emergency Doctors are Ill-Prepared to Handle Psychiatric Emergencies, Including Medication-Induced Suicidality

It’s good to see this Med Page Today opinion piece addresses the lack of training and education for effective suicide reduction initiatives. Unfortunately, many, if not most, emergency doctors are not trained to ask crucial questions about medications and adverse effects that can cause suicidality and suicide. Many, if not most, are also likely to miss or misdiagnose akathisia.

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