A brief encounter with the paranormal: postnatal depression
Melissa came to my drop-in clinic one Monday morning. She had gone to bed the previous night and felt a tightness in her chest, which had increased until she felt unable to breathe. She had gone to hospital where she was nebulised and prescribed a Salbutamol inhaler, with advice to see her GP at the earliest opportunity. With no free appointments, she had arrived in my room ...
Janet Webb BSc(Hons) RGN DiPN(Lond) Practice Nurse