An introduction to anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa
Beverley Murphy Lead Nurse, St George’s Eating Disorder Service, Springfield Hospital, London
Yvonne Manning Clinical Nurse Specialist and Eating Disorder Co-ordinator, Child and Family Consultation Service, Frimley Children’s Centre, Camberley, Surrey
Nurses may come into contact with patients who have anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. The authors discuss the signs and symptoms of these illnesses and outline treatment options for patients with eating disorders.
Nursing Standard. 18, 14,45-52. doi: 10.7748/ns2003.12.18.14.45.c3520
Published in print: 17 December 2003Peer review
This article has been subject to double blind peer review