Archive: April2014

Vacation Archive: Alternate Light Source Use for Identifying Bruising

Vacation Archive: Alternate Light Source Use for Identifying Bruising

I'm on vacation this week, so while I'm gone I have dipped into the archives to bring back some of my favorite posts. Today's offering is one of the many clinical guides offered on FHO, and a relatively popular topic of…

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Vacation Archives: Testifying to An Opinion

Vacation Archives: Testifying to An Opinion

I'm on vacation this week, so while I'm gone I have dipped into the archives to bring back some of my favorite posts. Today's offering: Testifying to an Opinion... I spend a lot of time thinking about expert testimony. I…

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Vacation Archives: Statements I Would Prefer Never to Hear Again

Vacation Archives: Statements I Would Prefer Never to Hear Again

I'm on vacation this week, so while I'm away I've dipped into the archives for a popular past post. Today's offering: from the very favorite 10 Things category: Statements I would Prefer Never to Hear Again. Enjoy! I have, in…

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Full-Text Friday: Nursing Is Not a Lesser Included Profession

Full-Text Friday: Nursing Is Not a Lesser Included Profession

I am on my way to Argentina, but wanted to leave you with a new full-text post before I jet off. This week's offering is actually a law review article, and I post it because it's an important perspective from…

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10 Things: Professionalism Fundamentals

I have had conversations with close friends about some issues around professionalism in forensic nursing, but I had not considered writing about it at any length until I had a frustrated email from an FHO reader who was wondering if…

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Worthwhile Read: Intersection of Intimate Partner Violence and HIV in Women

Worthwhile Read: Intersection of Intimate Partner Violence and HIV in Women

A new research brief from the CDC, the Intersection of Intimate Partner Violence and HIV in Women (PDF) is now available. Don't just read the article, though--make sure to follow the footnotes for some excellent references that delve into this…

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Nonfatal Domestic Violence 2003-2012

As I mentioned in yesterday's post, the US Department of Justice has newly published statistics on nonfatal domestic violence (PDF). Not surprisingly, intimate partner violence accounted for the greatest proportion of domestic violence reported, and in total accounted for 15% of…

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Since Last We Spoke 4/21/14

Since Last We Spoke 4/21/14

I have had a lot of emails asking if I will be at the EVAW Conference this week in Seattle--many good friends are out there, but I will not be. I am heading to Indianapolis on Wednesday to teach some of…

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Full-Text Friday: Normalizing Sexual Violence

Full-Text Friday: Normalizing Sexual Violence

Many articles, tweets and Facebook posts have focused on this article, but it still seems important enough to highlight for this week's full-text offering. So click through to read more about our featured article: Citation: Heather R. Hlavka. Normalizing Sexual Violence: Young…

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Stalking Basics and Transgender Individuals

Stalking Basics and Transgender Individuals

FORGE has an upcoming webinar, Stalking Basics and Transgender Individuals, May 9th from 2-3:30pm CT. Rebecca Dreke from the Stalking Resource Center will be the featured speaker. Details after the jump: From the site: Recent national data indicates that 6.6…

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Human Trafficking: The Role of the Health Care Provider

Human Trafficking: The Role of the Health Care Provider

The National Health Collaborative on Violence and Abuse is hosting a webinar, Human Trafficking: The Role of the Health Care Provider, May 14th, 12-1:30pm PT (for some reason the registration link says April 23rd, so hopefully they will get that…

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Digitizing Abuse

Digitizing Abuse

The Urban Institute has a project, Digitizing Abuse, examining the role of technology in teen dating violence, harassment and bullying. Their project page has several articles and resources on the topic, worth a look for sure. {You can see all…

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Since Last We Spoke 4-14-14

Since Last We Spoke 4-14-14

This is my last full week in the office before vacation, save some work with the Army JAGs here in town, so I am glued to my to-do list. That being said I did manage to get some reading done…

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Full-Text Friday: Self Inflicted Injuries among Children in United States

Full-Text Friday: Self Inflicted Injuries among Children in United States

After a few weeks off, our popular series, Full-Text Fridays is back. This week's article looks at self-inflicted injuries among children in the US. Click through for all of the details: Citation: PLoS One. 2013 Jul 18;8(7):e69874. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0069874. Self Inflicted…

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Military–Related Interpersonal Violence Survivors and Co-Occurring Conditions

Military–Related Interpersonal Violence Survivors and Co-Occurring Conditions

BWJP is offering a webinar, Military-Related Interpersonal Violence Survivors and Co-Occurring Conditions. The session will be held April 17th from 2-3:30pm CT. Registration is required by April 16th to participate. From the site: The Battered Women's Justice Project (BWJP) is pleased to…

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Evidence-Based Practice, Step by Step

Evidence-Based Practice, Step by Step

I'm thinking quite a bit today about Evidence-Based Practice and figured I'd share a resource. We throw this word around a lot, but I find in talking with many clinicians that there is a fundamental difficulty in describing exactly what…

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Rural SART’s: What the Research Tells Us

Rural SART’s: What the Research Tells Us

NSVRC is hosting a webinar with featured speaker, Dr. Megan Greeson on April 15th from 3-4:30 pm ET. The topic will be Rural SARTs: What the Research Tells Us. I have had the distinct pleasure of working with Dr. Greeson in…

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Since Last We Spoke 4/7/14

Since Last We Spoke 4/7/14

Lots of reading this weekend, so it's a good list. But before I put it up, a quick reminder (again), since I got a nastygram from a reader who disliked one of the articles I posted last week: just because…

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Violence in the Lives of the Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Violence in the Lives of the Deaf or Hard of Hearing

VAWNet has an updated collection now available: Violence in the Lives of the Deaf or Hard of Hearing. Medical folks, we generally get very little training on this issue, so it is absolutely worth your while to peruse the collection…

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Working with LGBTQ Survivors of Sexual Violence: Considerations for Advocates & Sexual Assault Forensic Examiners

Working with LGBTQ Survivors of Sexual Violence: Considerations for Advocates & Sexual Assault Forensic Examiners

The Northwest Network is hosting a webinar, Working with LGBTQ Survivors of Sexual Violence: Considerations for Advocates and Sexual Assault Forensic Examiners. It's being held April 22nd from 12-1:30 PT.  Register for the session here. From the site: In honor…

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