Nursing Care of Survivors of Family Violence / Edition 1

Nursing Care of Survivors of Family Violence / Edition 1

by Jacquelyn Campbell, Janice Humphreys
     
 

ISBN-10: 0801663784

ISBN-13: 9780801663789

Pub. Date: 03/28/1993

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This comprehensive text effectively responds to the growing need for treatment of survivors of family violence. Offering a holistic approach to identification, assessment, intervention, and prevention of domestic abuse, this book is designed to assist the healthcare professional to care for the victim as well as the family as a unit. By integrating theory and

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This comprehensive text effectively responds to the growing need for treatment of survivors of family violence. Offering a holistic approach to identification, assessment, intervention, and prevention of domestic abuse, this book is designed to assist the healthcare professional to care for the victim as well as the family as a unit. By integrating theory and application, NURSING CARE OF SURVIVORS OF FAMILY VIOLENCE provides a timely, practical resource for students and practicing nurses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801663789
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/28/1993
Pages:
396
Product dimensions:
7.54(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.64(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Pt. ITheory
1Theories of Violence3
2Child Abuse36
3Abuse of Female Partners68
Pt. IITheory and Application
4Children of Battered Women107
5Intrafamilial Sexual Abuse132
6Domestic Violence and Pregnancy156
Health effects and implications for nursing practice
7Abuse and Neglect of the Elderly in Family Settings173
Pt. IIINursing Care
8Nursing Care of Abused Children211
9Nursing Care of Abused Women248
10Nursing Care of Families Using Violence290
Pt. IVNursing and the Justice System
11The Nurse and the Police321
Dealing with Abused Children
12The Nurse and the Police327
Dealing with Abused Women
13The Nurse and the Legal System343
Dealing with Abused Children
14The Nurse and the Legal System359
Dealing with Abused Women
Pt. VFuture Directions
15Future Directions for Nursing371

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