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Quick reference to adult and older adult forensics : a guide for nurses and other health care professionals

Brown, Kathleen M 1950- (Author). Muscari, Mary E. (Added Author).

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Kirtland Community College Library RA 1053 .B76 2010 30541214 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 0826124232 (E-book)
  • ISBN: 9780826124234 (E-book)
  • ISBN: 0826124224 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780826124227 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xxi, 453 p., [7] p. of plates : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Springer Pub. Co., c2010.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: General principles -- Adults and older adults as victims -- As offenders -- Unnatural deaths -- Adult body diagrams -- Crime victim compensation programs.
Summary, etc.: The book not only has full descriptions of principles of evidence, but also offers detailed guidelines on how to conduct a forensic assessment of adults and older adults. Additionally, the authors examine the concepts of competency and guardianship, and provide guidelines for navigating the justice system. The authors provide current, concise, and easy-to-use information in short chapters that assist practitioners with the prevention of crimes and the identification and management of both victims and offenders.
Subject: Medical jurisprudence
Forensic Medicine methods
Crime Victims
Risk Assessment
Violence prevention & control

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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 : A Guide for Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals
by Brown, Kathleen M.; Muscari, Mary E.
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Quick Reference to Adult and Older Adult Forensics : A Guide for Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals


Copyright American Library Association, used with permission.

Brown (Univ. of Pennsylvania) and Muscari (SUNY at Binghamton) offer an excellent overall guide to adult forensics. They cover general forensic principles, and adults and elders as both victims and perpetrators of violence. The book discusses the special population of adults and elders with disabilities, and explains the criminal justice system. The authors address all types of intimate violence, elder abuse, stalking, and sexual assault. They explain investigation of adult deaths, providing information on scene investigation and forensic documentation. This book discusses the primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention of a variety of crimes. It is a wonderful guide to adult and elder forensics, and an important reference for all health care providers who care for adults and the elderly. This volume, in combination with the authors' Quick Reference to Child and Adolescent Forensics (CH, Dec'10, 48-1816), makes a complete forensic reference set covering all age groups. Summing Up: Highly recommended. Lower-level undergraduates through professionals/practitioners; general audience. J. A. Gibson AT Still University

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