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Quick Reference to Adult and Older Adult Forensics A Guide for Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals

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ISBN-10: 0826124224

ISBN-13: 9780826124227

Edition: 2010

Authors: Kathleen M. Brown, Mary E. Muscari

List price: $65.00
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Description:

Nurses and other health care professionals who work with victims and perpetrators of violence are often confronted with issues that they may not have prior training in, such as identifying and managing victims of violent crime. This book is designed to serve as a quick resource for practicing health care providers treating adults and older adults, as well as for students or practitioners new to the field.
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Book details

List price: $65.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
General Principles
The Cycle and Continuum of Violence
Cultural Aspects of Forensics
Forensic Assessment and Documentation
Principles of Evidence
Navigating the Criminal Justice System
Expert Witness Testimony
Competency, Guardianship, and Civil Commitment
Violence in Health Care Settings
Professional Stress and Burnout
Adults and Older Adults as Victims
Effects of Victimization on Adults and Older Adults
Victimization of Adults and Older Adults With Disabilities
Intimate Partner Violence in Adults
Intimate Partner Violence in Older Adults
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Intimate Partner Violence
Elders Abused by Family Members
Elders Abused by Health Care Workers
Female Victims of Sexual Assault
Male Victims of Sexual Assault
Elder Victims of Sexual Assault
Victims of Human Trafficking
Victims of Personal Injury
Stalking
Victim Services
Adults and Older Adults as Offenders
Substance Abuse and Offending
Offenders With Mental Illness and Cognitive Impairment
Violence Risk Assessment
Long-Term Offenders
Offenders in Correctional Facilities
Offenders in the Community
Perpetrators of intimate Partner Violence
Abusive Parents
Perpetrators of Elder Abuse
Adult Perpetrators of Sexual Violence
Older Adult Perpetrators of Sexual Violence
Female Offenders
Animal Cruelty
Parenting While Incarcerated
Unnatural Deaths
Medicolegal Death Investigation
Deaths of Elders in Long-Term Care Facilities
Suicide
Autoerotic Asphyxia
Homicide Survivors
Adult Body Diagrams
Crime Victim Compensation Programs
Forensic Glossary
Index