Top 10 Trends in Medicine, September 2014

Ryan Syrek


September 23, 2014

#4 Clinical Trend: Suicide Due to Asphyxia

The death of comedian Robin Williams continues to resonate. Sadly, Williams was in the highest age cohort for suicide due to asphyxia and had several key risk factors.

For more in-depth clinical information, see Suicide.


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