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Forensic Nursing
This paper discusses the history and other related aspects to forensic nursing.
# 98214 | 2,100 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Sep 11, 2007 in Medical and Health (Nursing) , Criminology (Forensics)

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In this article, the writer discusses that over the past few years, the practice of forensic nursing has emerged as a dramatic new profession as a result of the numerous crime television shows and media attention on the medical aspect of criminal investigations. The writer notes that media has portrayed forensic nursing as a new phenomenon used to solve crimes to public society even though nurses have actually been practicing forensic nursing for many years. This paper discusses the history, need, educational requirements and the practice of the forensic nurse. It also analyzes the current and future implications of the forensic nurse in relation to healthcare trends, and concludes with a projection of this role in the future as technological advancements in the industry progress.

The History of and the Need for Forensic Nursing
Educational Requirements and Practice of the Forensic Nurse
Current and Future Implications and the Relation to Healthcare Trends
Current Healthcare System and Future Projections

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Allert, L. & Becker, M. (2003). Death investigation: Nursing on the cutting edge. Retrieved March 26, 2007, from
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  • Hufft, A.G. & Peternelj-Taylor, C. (2000). Forensic nursing : An emerging specialty. Nursing now: Today's issues, tomorrow's trends (pp. 427-448). Philadelphia: F.A. Davis.
  • James, S.H. & Nordby, J.J. (2003). Forensic science: An introduction to scientific and investigative techniques. Boca Raton: CPC Press.
  • Morris, J. (2006). Breaking The Silence - Forensic Nursing. Retrieved March 27, 2007, from Nursing&id=145778.

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