What nurses need to know about non-fatal strangulation
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What nurses need to know about non-fatal strangulation

Yvonne Covell Health journalist

Attacks involving airway obstruction are common in domestic violence. Here is practical advice on the signs and actions to take

Non-fatal strangulation (NFS), which has been described as the domestic violence equivalent of waterboarding, can have serious implications for physical and mental health – as well as the safeguarding issues it presents.

Emergency Nurse. 31, 6, 6-7. doi: 10.7748/en.31.6.6.s2

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