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Comprises alphabetically arranged biographical articles, publications lists, and bibliographies for 176 women (and two men) who made significant contributions to the field of nursing during their lifetime (all are deceased). Indexed according to first nursing school attended, area of special interest, and place of birth.
This book summarizes the lives of 240 significant or representative women who have engaged in the "core" professions of mid-wifery, nursing, and medicine (exclusive of psychiatry), and whose careers were primarily spent in the United States and Canada, from colonial times to the present.
The book covers key events and biographies of key individuals in the nursing field.
A History of American Nursing by Deborah Judd; Kathleen Sitzman; G. Megan Davis
Publication Date: 2009-03-19
Basic understanding of nursing history is essential in the development of mature appreciation and understanding of the nursing profession associated with foundation level core content areas that include nursing theory, research, community health, policy a
More than 500 entries, written in an A-Z format, cover the amazing changes that have taken place in the world of health and medicine, including: discoveries, procedures, devices, research (including AIDS and cancer), current controversies, ancient medical practices, and breakthroughs in understanding disease and mental illness