Family In Nursing Practice / Edition 1

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Overview

Written by the world's foremost experts in the field, this book provides the only comprehensive, nursing-focused coverage of family violence/domestic abuse available on the market. The book covers both the theoretical and practical issues involved in the care of domestic violence victims, including the legal and forensic nursing implications of family violence. Useful features of the book include: sample nursing processes for each chapter, tables which provide standards for determining abuse, pull out boxes for critical safety plans, and appendices with forms for abuse assessment.

Written by the world's foremost experts in the field, this book provides the only comprehensive, nursing-focused coverage of family violence/domestic abuse available on the market. The book covers both the theoretical and practical issues involved in the care of domestic violence victims, including the legal and forensic nursing implications of family violence. Useful features of the book include: sample nursing processes for each chapter, tables which provide standards for determining abuse, pull out boxes for critical safety plans, and appendices with forms for abuse assessment.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781742207
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
  • Publication date: 1/1/2003
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 464
  • Product dimensions: 0.94 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 7.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Theories of Aggression and Family Violence

Chapter 2: Theories of Violence against Female Partners

Chapter 3: Theories of Child Abuse

Chapter 4: Abuse during Pregnancy

Chapter 5: Elder Abuse

Chapter 6: Children of Abused Women

Chapter 7: Sexual Abuse

Chapter 8: Nursing Care of Families Using Violence

Chapter 9: Nursing Care of Abused Children

Chapter 10: Nursing Care and Adolescent Dating Violence

Chapter 11: Nursing Care of Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence

Chapter 12: Nursing Care of Women with Disabilities who Experience Violence

Chapter 13: Legal and Forensic Nursing Response to Family Violence

Chapter 14: Future Directions

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