Rita M. Hammer, Barbara Moynihan, and Elaine M. Pagliaro
Developed within a holistic, caring framework, and well grounded in theory and research, the Second Edition continues to provide a unique and comprehensive look at forensic nursing from an interdisciplinary perspective, and addresses the need for collaborative practice and skill in caring for victims of violence and disaster, as well as in competently assisting in investigations. New information has been included on human trafficking, sexual predators and the internet, and elder abuse.
Heather Miller Coyle
"Bringing together the latest information on the use of plant evidence to reconstruct crimes, this book introduces the basic science underlying this emerging field of forensic botany. Contributors discuss the recognition of pertinent plant evidence at a crime scene, the appropriate collection and preservation of the material, and maintenance of a chain of custody. They also explain scientific testing methods, the validation of new forensic techniques, and admissibility criteria for court. An overview of plant biology and historical developments in forensic DNA analysis is also included, as well as case examples featuring the use of botanical evidence in a variety of criminal cases."--Jacket.