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Forensic Nursing MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Forensic Nursing
Tree Number(s)
H02.478.676.227
I01.198.780.952
Unique ID
D053604
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053604
Scope Note
The application of NURSING knowledge to questions of law. It is a specialty of nursing practice involving victims of crime which includes not only attending to the physical and emotional distress of victims, but also the identifying, collecting, and preserving evidence for law enforcement and the criminal justice system.
Entry Term(s)
Nursing, Forensic
NLM Classification #
WY 170
Previous Indexing
Specialties, Nursing (1993-2006)
Public MeSH Note
2007
History Note
2007
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Revision Date
2014/06/16
Forensic Nursing Preferred
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