Tag Archives: Forensic Nursing

The application of NURSING knowledge to questions of law. It is a specialty of nursing practice involving victims of crime which includes not only attending to the physical and emotional distress of victims, but also the identifying, collecting, and preserving evidence for law enforcement and the criminal justice system.

Female genital mutilation and visual checks on schoolgirls.

Nurs Stand. 2013 Oct 2;28(5):34. doi: 10.7748/ns2013.10.28.5.34.s45.

Female genital mutilation and visual checks on schoolgirls.

Hopkins C.

EXTRACT

I am disappointed in the sweeping statements made by Bridget Ryan (Letters September 11) and her views about how to deal with and prevent female genital mutilation (FGM).

This article can be accessed in this LINK

Introduction to forensic nursing: a student’s work: female genital mutilation.

Dimens Crit Care Nurs. 2011 Jul-Aug;30(4):190-3.

Introduction to forensic nursing: a student’s work: female genital mutilation.

Hebert LJ.

leah.hebert@maine.edu

ABSTRACT

This article was written by a student interested in female genital mutilation as part of a school project. The article reviews exactly what female genital mutilation entails, its history, and the role of the forensic and critical-care nurse.

This article can be purchased in this LINK