Forensic Nursing: A Handbook for Practice.
Forensic nursing forensic nursing The application of forensic aspects of health care combined with the biopsychosocial education of the registered nurse in investigation and treatment of trauma, and death of victims and perpetrators of violence, criminal activity, and traumatic ; a handbook for practice.
Ed. by Rita M. Hammer et al.
Jones & Bartlett
Hammer (forensic nursing, Quinnipiac University) et al. present a textbook in the new field of forensic nursing, which has come to the forefront in the wake of rising violence. Nurses, crime and forensics See computer forensics. experts, and scholars from the US offer 27 chapters on theoretical foundations, the epidemiology of violence, collaboration within disciplines, ethical issues, and the American justice system. They focus on specific populations linked to sex offenders, domestic violence, abused children, youth and violence, arson, and post-traumatic stress disorder post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), mental disorder that follows an occurrence of extreme psychological stress, such as that encountered in war or resulting from violence, childhood abuse, sexual abuse, or serious accident. . Practical considerations center on death investigation, evidence collection and documentation, photography, sexual assault intervention, biological and DNA evidence Among the many new tools that science has provided for the analysis of forensic evidence is the powerful and controversial analysis of deoxyribonucleic acid, or DNA, the material that makes up the genetic code of most organisms. , and internet crime. Correctional nursing, disasters and emergencies, public relations public relations, activities and policies used to create public interest in a person, idea, product, institution, or business establishment. By its nature, public relations is devoted to serving particular interests by presenting them to the public in the most , leadership, public policy, and education round out the text. Appendices include legal issues, evidence collection guidelines, assessment tools, and internet resources.
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