Terri Stewart knows how to collect displaced hairs and photograph and measure wounds on women who have been raped. When interviewing the victims, she remains objective, avoids yes-or-no questions and writes down plenty of direct quotes because her notes may be used in court.
Stewart isn't a police officer, and she's not a lawyer. She's a forensic nurse. Forensic nurses-who now make up one of the fastest-growing specialties in nursing-care for patients embroiled in legal investigations into violent crimes, including abuse or sexual assault.
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