Open Access Review Article

Role of the Nurse in Forensic Psychiatry

Sinisa Franjic*

Faculty of Law, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Europe

Corresponding Author

Received Date: July 03, 2018;  Published Date: November 27, 2018


The job description of the nurses includes the care, monitoring, supervision and counseling of patients and other sick persons, as well as keeping documentation and performing health care. Depending on the workplace (hospitals, health centers, ambulance, home of the retired), the nursing job can also include prevention, rehabilitation, health education and health promotion. Most nurses mainly deal with nursing care, and what they share is a systematic approach to addressing health problems within their scope. Nurses monitoring the psychological and physical condition of their patients and so they come to important data needed for further treatment.

Keywords: Nurse; Nursing; Patient; Forensics

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