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Research paper by Daniel D Allen

Indexed on: 06 Aug '97Published on: 06 Aug '97Published in: Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)



Abstract

He talked to himself in the toilets and when we were practising bed making he lay down on the floor to check the angles on his hospital corners. In answer to an exam question about what to do if the ward television set burst into flames, he said he would pick it up and throw it out of the window. He was, according to the stringent scientific criteria which we student mental health nurses applied at the time, as mad as a bottled bee.