Year: 2002 Source: Emergency Nurse, v.10, no.5, (September 2002), p.12-16 SIEC No: 20041070

The author addresses the topic of adolescents presenting to accident & emergency (A&E) departments following acts of deliberate self harm. The article critically examines the needs of the adolescent & family within A&E & areas of service provision, including issues of confidentiality.