Brian Crowley, MD


1025 MAIN ST


Measures To Take After Diagnosis of Violence or Danger

July 01, 2003

Once the potential for violent behavior has been identified in a patient, how should it be dealt with? What steps can the clinician take to ensure the physical and legal safety of themselves and their patients? Furthermore, what are the clinician's legal and ethical responsibilities if the patient does commit a violence act?

The Assessment of Danger in Everyday Practice

June 01, 2003

In presenting the subject of dangerousness assessments at my hospital, I told a story about my grandchildren that illustrated the fact that we all make such assessments and act on them regularly in various contexts.