Family violence and nursing practice / Janice Humphreys, Jacquelyn C. Campbell, editors.

2nd ed.
New York : Springer, c2011.
xv, 462 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.


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"Nurses too often encounter battered women, abused children, and other victims of family violence in hospital and emergency room settings. Nurses therefore have a unique and important role to play in the prevention, identification, and mitigation of violence. This newly revised second edition is a landmark resource that provides comprehensive, nursing-focused coverage of intimate partner violence (IPV), child abuse, and more." "This textbook provides a detailed overview of all types of family and other violence, including IPV, same-sex IPV, abuse during pregnancy, intimate partner homicide, stalking, violence against women with disabilities, dating violence, child abuse, children witnessing violence, sexual assault of both children and adults, and elder abuse. The book offers both graduate and undergraduate nursing students a clear view of the essential theories, interventions, and issues surrounding nursing and family violencep︣resenting an approach that empowers nurses to contribute to the prevention of this worldwide health problem." "Special Features:" "Chapters on legal and forensic issues address the nurse's role and responsibilities when confronting family violence" "In-depth attention to cultural issues promotes culturally relevant practice" "Abundant tables and exhibits offer quick access to essential standards for care" "Practice assessment forms and model interventions give practical strategies for addressing family violence" "A new chapter describes international work in family violence"--BOOK JACKET.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. Theories of Aggression and Family Violence / Marguerite B. Lucea and Nancy Glass -- 2. Family Violence: Long-Term Health Consequences of Trauma / Kathryn Laughon and Stephanie J. Woods -- 3. Theories of Intimate Partner Violence / Jessica Gill, Ursula A. Kelly and Rosa M. Gonzalez-Guarda -- 4. Theories and Research on Child Maltreatment / Janette Taylor -- 5. Intimate Partner Violence and Nursing Practice / Susan J. Kelley, Marilyn Ford-Gilboe, Colleen Varcoe and Judith Wuest -- 6. Intimate Partner Violence During Pregnancy / Marilyn Merritt-Gray, Tina Bloom, Linda F.C. Bullock, Phyllis Sharps and Kathryn Laughon -- 7. Nursing Care of Women With Disabilities Who Experience Abuse / Barbara J. Parker and Dena Hassouneh -- 8. Nursing Care of Immigrant and Rural Abused Women / Mary Ann Curry, Nancy Glass, Sandra L. Annan, Shreya Bhandari and Tina Bloom -- 9. Nursing Care and Teen Dating Violence: Promoting Healthy Relationship Development / Nancy Fishwick and Nina M. Fredland -- 10. Child Maltreatment: Assessment, Practice, and Intervention / Candace Burton -- 11. Childhood Exposure to Intimate Partner Violence / Susan J. Kelley, Helene Berman, Jennifer L. Hardesty and Annie Lewis-O'Connor -- 12. Childhood Sexual Abuse / Janice Humphreys and Jessica E. Draughon -- 13. Elder Mistreatment / Joan C. Urbancic, Terry Fulmer, Mary C. Sengstock, Jamie Blankenship, Billy Caceres, Angela Chandracomar and Nina Ng -- 14. Legal and Forensic Nursing Responses to Family Violence / Heather Wopat, Kathryn Laughon, Angela Frederick Amar and Daniel J. Sheridan -- 15. Family Violence and Ethics / Sarah Anderson and Colleen Varcoe -- 16. International Perspectives on Family Violence / Rochelle Einboden, Sepali Guruge and Agnes Tiwari.
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