Forensic Mental Health Nursing: Ethical and Legal Issues

Forensic Mental Health Nursing: Ethical and Legal Issues

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Forensic nursing is a rapidly evolving speciality of mental health nursing. This book is needed because of an increasing awareness of the legal and moral obligations in forensic mental nursing practice.This comprehensive text covers a wide range of issues including examination of the rights of specific groups such as ethnic minorities, the learning disabled and prison populations. This informatve book is an invaulable text for all forensic nurses in clinical practice, student nurses and students on forensic courses.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 200 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 22mm | 622g
  • Mark Allen Group
  • Quay Books,a division of Mark Allen Publishing Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1856423905
  • 9781856423908

Table of contents

Clinical governance and risk assessment Forensic nursing research Legal and ethical issues concerning culture, diversity and spirituality Risk assessment and risk management Legal and ethical issues in the use of control and restraint Forensic community nursing Legal and ethical issues for individuals with learning disabilities Women's services Prison nursing Moral reasoning on Cannock Ward and much moreshow more

Author information

National Forensic Nurses' Research and Development Group Edited by Richard Bryt, Worcester University and Michael Coffey (Swansea University).show more