A Practical Guide to Forensic Nursing : Incorporating Forensic Principles into Nursing Practice

Editor(s): Angela F. Amar & L. Kathleen Sekula Publisher: Sigma Theta Tau Internat'l Pub Date: 10/12/2016 ISBN: 9781940446349 Price: $59.95 Order via GOBI »

Victims of violence are unfortunately ever-present in healthcare today. Regardless of the setting, nurses are often the first to interact with victims and regularly must step into uncomfortable or difficult situations. To ensure patient and provider safety and enable the best possible outcomes, every nurse should be well-versed in forensic and theoretical issues of violence. This is an evidence-based guide to understanding and applying forensic nursing science.