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Authors: Claire Ousey | Karen Ousey
Date: October 2012
Journal: Nursing Standard
Issue: Volume 27, Number 9
Keywords: Harm minimisation, mental health, self-harm, wound care
Self-harm may be used by individuals as a means to relieve distress and may be a coping and suicide prevention strategy. This article focuses on risk assessment of patients who may self-harm as well as the treatment of those presenting with self-harm wounds.
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