Care of general practice patients preceding and following a suicide attempt: observational study in Flemish general practices.

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OBJECTIVES: First, to examine general practitioner (GP) knowledge about the care (needs) of their patients; second, to examine the quality of GP follow-up care; third, to examine the transmission of patient care information from hospitals/emergency services (ES) to GPs. SETTING: 105 general practices from the representative Belgian Network of Sentinel General Practices (SGP) in Flanders, the largest region of Belgium, during 2013-2016. PARTICIPANTS: 245 suicide attempts by regular patients. OUTCOMES MEASURES: Ten care-related measures, including three indicators of quality of follo…

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