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Physical features can help prevent suicide, patient self-harm

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September 28, 2017

Consider using roll-down doors on emergency department exam rooms, breakaway clothes hooks on walls, and cone-shaped or push-pull handles for doors to decrease the physical risk of patient harm while also protecting your facility from costly Requirements for Improvement (RFI). 



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