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Descriptor English: Forensic Nursing
Descriptor Spanish: Enfermería Forense
Descriptor Portuguese: Enfermagem Forense
Descriptor French: Soins infirmiers médicolégaux
Entry term(s): Forensic Nursings
Nursing, Forensic
Tree number(s): H02.478.676.227
I01.198.780.952
RDF Unique Identifier: https://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.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Specialties, Nursing (1993-2006)
Public MeSH Note: 2007
History Note: 2007
DeCS ID: 52457
Unique ID: D053604
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2007/01/01
Date of Entry: 2006/07/05
Revision Date: 2014/06/16
Forensic Nursing - Preferred
Concept UI M0494893
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.
Preferred term Forensic Nursing
Entry term(s) Forensic Nursings
Nursing, Forensic



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