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FORENSIC NURSING

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Contusion Left Upper Arm

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

 

Lack of recognition of battering is not isolated to children

Any female trauma may be battering and must be considered until it is ruled out

 

When doing a physical exam, any evidence of trauma, no matter how minimal, involving any part of the body, is documented and outlined on a wound chart and photographed

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