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At-risk child: a nurse's dilemma

At-risk child: a nurse's dilemma

Child protection

Janet Webb
BSc(Hons) RGN DipN(Lond)
Practice Nurse
Lindum Medical Practice

One morning in telephone triage I spoke to an angry man – the divorced single parent of 10-year-old Sally-Jo. He was angry because of her bedwetting, which he said made their flat smell, caused his recent relationship to end and his partner to move out. He felt nobody cared about his plight and swore loudly and aggressively.

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