Domestic Violence by Lyn Shipway
A Handbook for Health Care Professionals

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This Handbook provides a clear introduction to the theoretical debates surrounding the topic of domestic violence, and also offers practical advice on possible interventions. Focusing on improving the care of clients it covers:

the causes and consequences of domestic violence
personal and professional issues for the practitioner
domestic violence and the law
the process of effective intervention
interventions in specific health care settings
interventions where children are involved
multi-agency approaches
education and training.

Taking an evidence-based approach to practical problems, Domestic Violence is an invaluable resource for nurses, doctors and other health practitioners who deal with the consequences of domestic violence in their daily work.


About Lyn Shipway

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Lyn Shipway, Principal Lecturer in the School of Health Care Practice, has 18 years experience teaching health care students. Previously a night sister with expertise in Accident and Emergency, Orthopaedic, and Paediatric nursing, she has long had an interest in working with students to explore the psychological and social needs of various client groups as well as their biological health deficits.
Published March 1, 2004 by Routledge. 248 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Parenting & Relationships, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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