Analysis of 41 suicide attempts by wrist cutting: a retrospective analysis


Ersen B., Kahveci R., Saki M. C. , Tunali O., Aksu I.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF TRAUMA AND EMERGENCY SURGERY, vol.43, no.1, pp.129-135, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00068-015-0599-4
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF TRAUMA AND EMERGENCY SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.129-135

Abstract

Self-cutting injuries have a low mortality rate, but this type of injuries has special clinical significance because they have the potential of leading to devastating disability and repeated suicide attempts. The purpose of this study is to analyze the nature and outcomes of wrist-cutting injuries.