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Volume 17 Number 4

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Autopsy in Forensic Nursing

By Bonnie J. Laverdiere, RN, CNOR
Autopsy in the area of death investigation cases can assist the forensic nurse.

Infant and Child Death Review: A New Avenue for Forensic Nurses

By Pamela D. Tabor, DNP, Forensic Certification, WHNP-BC, SANE-A
Educating Forensic Nurses to establish and utilize Infant and Child Mortality to better understand the overall national health.


Letter from the Editor

By Janean Fossum, BSN, RN, CDDN

Book Review

Quick Reference to Adult and Older Adult Forensics; A Guide for Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals by Mary E. Muscari and Kathleen M. Brown
Reviewed and Submitted by Joyce Foresman-Capuzzi, MSN, RN, CCNS, CEN, CPN, CTRN, CPEN, SANE-A, EMT-P

Health Care Crime: Investigating Abuse, Fraud and Homicide by Caregivers by Kelly M. Pyrek
Reviewed and Submitted by Roger A. Canaff, JD – Column Editor

Forensic Nursing and the Law

By Nancy Cabelus, DNP, RN – Column Editor
Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) launched a new program on sexual violence in conflict zones.

Tips of the Trade

Reviewed by Diana K. Faugno, MSN, RN, CPN, SANE-A, FAAFS – Column Editor
Submitted by Catherine Johnson, Detective of the Kansas City Police
EVAW Campaign Start by Believing in Kansas City is outlined for others to follow.

Research Briefs

By Barbara Girardin, PhD, MSN, RN – Column Editor

  • Childhood Adversities Bullying
  • Victim Blaming
  • Ketamine Residue
  • Post-Mortem Artifacts
  • Bruise Aging
  • Genital Arousal

Member News

  • ANA and the need for BSN
  • On The Edge is looking for Articles
  • Author Guidelines

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Issue Number Submission Deadline Publication Date
Volume 18 Issue 1 March 1st March 31st
Volume 18 Issue 2 June 1st June 30th
Volume 18 Issue 3 September 1st September 30th
Volume 18 Issue 4 December 1st December 31st


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