HealthMap: A visual platform for patient suicide risk review
MetadataShow full item record
Copyright © 2014 for the individual papers by the papers' authors. Misjudging suicide risk can be fatal. Risk assessment is complicated by multiplicity of risk factors, none of which individually can reliably predict risk. This paper addresses the need for better clinical support, visualising risk factors scattered in raw electronic medical records. HealthMap is a visual tool that helps clinicians effectively examine patient histories during a suicide risk assessment. We characterise the information visualisation problems accompanying suicide risk assessments. A design driven by visualisation principles was implemented. The prototype was evaluated by clinicians and accepted into daily clinical work-flow.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Child and adolescent suicide attempts, suicidal behavior, and adverse childhood experiences in South Africa: a prospective studyCluver, L.; Orkin, M.; Boyes, Mark; Sherr, L. (2015)Purpose: This is the first known prospective study of child suicidal behavior in sub-Saharan Africa. Aims were to determine whether (1) cumulative exposure to adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) predicts later suicidality ...
Suicidality among adolescents engaging in nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) and firesetting: The role of psychosocial characteristics and reasons for livingTanner, A.; Hasking, Penelope; Martin, G. (2015)Background: Co-occurrence of problem behaviors, particularly across internalizing and externalizing spectra, increases the risk of suicidality (i.e., suicidal ideation and attempt) among youth. Methods: We examined ...
Risk stratification using data from electronic medical records better predicts suicide risks than clinician assessmentsTran, Truyen; Luo, W.; Phung, D.; Harvey, R.; Berk, M.; Kennedy, R.; Venkatesh, S. (2014)To date, our ability to accurately identify patients at high risk from suicidal behaviour, and thus to target interventions, has been fairly limited. This study examined a large pool of factors that are potentially ...