Year: 1970 Source: Nursing Times, (November 19 1970), p.1495-1497 SIEC No: 19850562

This article is a case study of a 26 year old female with a severe physical illness, complicated by depression & suicide attempts. The clinical management & nursing care of this individual is discussed, emphasizing the fact that psychiatric patients are often encountered on medical & surgical floors & both physical & emotional problems nust be treated. NBB