Year: 1985 Source: Nursing, v.15, no.6, (June 1985), p.47 SIEC No: 19870144

In a hospital setting a hypothetical patient is in the process of attempting suicide by standing on a window ledge and threatening to jump. Guidance in dealing with this emergency situation is given step by step. Post-crisis assessment is given and preventive measures explored through the understanding of suicidal symptoms.