Sharing information when a patient has a stab wound

Background

Dr MacDonald is a consultant in emergency medicine. She works at a busy district general hospital in an area where there have been several knife crimes in the past fortnight.

 

She is treating a 19 year-old man with a stab wound to the abdomen and has to decide whether to involve the police.

 

Scenario

Click here to be taken to the interactive scenario where you can decide what action the doctor should take.