Forensic Nursing: Evidence-Based Principles and Practice / Edition 1

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Explore the role of the forensic nurse in both the health care and criminal justice systems with this text written by experts in the field with contributions from well-known specialists. Inside you’ll find an overview of the forensic nursing field as well as crucial coverage on specific issues of evidence collection, prison health care, human trafficking, sexual abuse, and domestic violence.

Step-by-step, you will build a solid foundation in forensic nursing practice by developing competencies in deductive analysis, critical thinking, evaluation, application, and communication.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803621855
  • Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
  • Publication date: 12/24/2012
  • Edition description: 1
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 528
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Forensic Nursing Practice
    1. Fundamentals of Contemporary Forensic Nursing Practice, Education, and Research
    2. Theoretical and Conceptual Frameworks and Models for Understanding Forensic Nursing
    3. The Ethical, Legal, and Sociocultural Issues in Forensic Nursing
    4. The Anatomy and Physiology of a Lawsuit for the Forensic Nurse
    5. Informatics and Simulations in Forensic Nursing
    6. Forensic Nursing Education

  2. Forensic Nursing in Interpersonal Violence
    1. Typology of Violence: A Global Challenge Interpersonal
    2. Intimate Partner, Child and Elder Violence, and the Three Levels of Prevention
    3. Violence: Sexual Assault and the Forensic Nurse
    4. Self-directed Violence and the Forensic Nurse
    5. Death Investigation and the Forensic Nurse
    6. Evidence: Collection, Preservation, Databases, and Cold Cases

  3. Forensic Nursing in Special Areas of Practice
    1. Forensic Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
    2. Correctional Nursing
    3. The Forensic Nurse as a Legal Nurse Consultant
    4. Evidence: Forensic Nursing in the Emergency and Acute Care Departments
    5. Elder Abuse

  4. The Forensic Nurse in Collective Violence
    1. The Forensic Nurse and Human Trafficking
    2. Forensic Exploration of Global Human Rights Violations and Genocide
    3. Disaster Forensic Nursing

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