After a sexual assault, forensic nurses, nurse practitioners, and physicians are called on to collect evidence, document any genital injuries, and testify about the significance of injuries. Recently, the scientific rigor of the research has been challenged in the courts.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Issues, ethics and legal aspects
- Pathology and Forensic Medicine
- Phychiatric Mental Health
- Psychiatry and Mental health
- Nursing (miscellaneous)