Godoy Medical Forensics
Delirium & Psychosis in the Hospitalized Patient
Delirium in criminal cases Hypothetically, there is a case where the defendant was injured in a car accident and being cared for the in the ICU. During his hospitalization, he demonstrates bizarre behavior and is diagnosed with a psychotic break. His behavior is presumed to be the cause of the accident and psychiatric care is [...]
Discipline or Child Abuse?
When does discipline cross the line into the category of abuse? Many experts are asked to answer this question when they are retained on child abuse cases. It is not as black and white as one might think. Corporal punishment is defined as “an act carried out with the intention of causing a child to [...]
Head Trauma, Comprehension and Intoxication
When: March 4th, 2021 Location: Duke Law Virtual Event Presented by North Carolina Office Law of Indigent Defense Services, Duke Law Center for Criminal Justice and Professional Responsibility, and the Wilson Center for Science and Justice Head Trauma, Comprehension and Intoxication Tara Godoy, BSN, RN, CFN, LNC 2:15-3:45 pm Certified Forensic Nurse, Godoy Medical Forensics, [...]
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