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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

SectionSection DescriptionPage Number
Foreword   Ann Wolbert Burgessp. xiii
Prefacep. xv
Acknowledgmentsp. xxi
Section IGeneral Principles
1    The Cycle and Continuum of Violencep. 3
2    Cultural Aspects of Forensicsp. 9
3    Forensic Assessment and Documentationp. 21
4    Principles of Evidencep. 35
5    Navigating the Criminal Justice Systemp. 43
6    Expert Witness Testimonyp. 49
7    Competency, Guardianship, and Civil Commitmentp. 59
8    Violence in Health Care Settingsp. 65
9    Professional Stress and Burnoutp. 73
Section IIAdults and Older Adults as Victims
10    Effects of Victimization on Adults and Older Adultsp. 85
11    Victimization of Adults and Older Adults With Disabilitiesp. 103
12    Intimate Partner Violence in Adultsp. 117
13    Intimate Partner Violence in Older Adultsp. 131
14    Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Intimate Partner Violencep. 139
15    Elders Abused by Family Membersp. 147
16    Elders Abused by Health Care Workersp. 159
17    Female Victims of Sexual Assaultp. 167
18    Male Victims of Sexual Assaultp. 183
19    Elder Victims of Sexual Assaultp. 191
20    Victims of Human Traffickingp. 199
21    Victims of Personal Injuryp. 207
22    Stalkingp. 217
23    Victim Servicesp. 227
Section IIIAdults and Older Adults as Offenders
24    Substance Abuse and Offendingp. 235
25    Offenders With Mental Illness and Cognitive Impairmentp. 245
26    Violence Risk Assessmentp. 253
27    Long-Term Offendersp. 259
28    Offenders in Correctional Facilitiesp. 265
29    Offenders in the Communityp. 275
30    Perpetrators of intimate Partner Violencep. 285
31    Abusive Parentsp. 297
32    Perpetrators of Elder Abusep. 305
33    Adult Perpetrators of Sexual Violencep. 315
34    Older Adult Perpetrators of Sexual Violencep. 337
35    Female Offendersp. 341
36    Animal Crueltyp. 351
37    Parenting While Incarceratedp. 365
Section IVUnnatural Deaths
38    Medicolegal Death Investigationp. 373
39    Deaths of Elders in Long-Term Care Facilitiesp. 387
40    Suicidep. 391
41    Autoerotic Asphyxiap. 399
42    Homicide Survivorsp. 405
Appendix AAdult Body Diagramsp. 413
Appendix BCrime Victim Compensation Programsp. 415
Forensic Glossaryp. 419
Indexp. 431
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