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  1. Kent, Vicky P. PhD, RN, CNE
  2. Towson Md.
  3. Crusse, Elizabeth P. MA, MS, RN


Abuse is a global health problem. Because the nurse is often the first person the victim sees after the incident, you're in a unique position to recognize, treat, and advocate for patients who've experienced abuse. We help you understand your professional responsibilities when caring for these patients.