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Quick Reference to Adult and Older Adult Forensics

A Guide for Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals

Quick Reference to Adult and Older Adult Forensics
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This book is designed to provide a quick resource for practicing adult and older adult health care providers. The book will also serve as a useful resource for student practitioners or practitioners new to the field. Nurses and other health care professionals who work with violence victims and perpetrators are often confronted with issues that they may not have prior training in, such as identifying and managing victims of violent crime.

This easy-to-use guidebook addresses this need. The book is not only replete with full descriptions of principles of evidence, but also thoroughly explains how to conduct a forensic assessment with adults and older adults. Additionally, the authors include key concepts on guardianship, and guidelines for navigating the justice system. The book provides current, concise, and easy-to-use information in short chapters that assist practitioners with the prevention, identification, and management of both victims and offenders. This book is designed to provide a quick resource for practicing adult and older adult health care providers. The book will also serve as a useful resource for student practitioners or practitioners new to the field. Nurses and other health care professionals who work with violence victims and perpetrators are often confronted with issues that they may not have prior training in, such as identifying and managing victims of violent crime.

This easy-to-use guidebook addresses this need. The book is not only replete with full descriptions of principles of evidence, but also thoroughly explains how to conduct a forensic assessment with adults and older adults. Additionally, the authors include key concepts on guardianship, and guidelines for navigating the justice system. The book provides current, concise, and easy-to-use information in short chapters that assist practitioners with the prevention, identification, and management of both victims and offenders.

Springer Publishing Company; May 2010
484 pages; ISBN 9780826124234
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