The Foundations of Modern Nursing in America (POD 8 volumes): 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Foundations of Modern Nursing in America (POD 8 volumes)

1st Edition

By Various


4,136 pages

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Hardback: 9780415583480
pub: 2008-12-09
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The Foundations of Modern Nursing in America reprints a distinguished selection of important texts published in this field over the last century, authored by some of the most eminent names in nursing including Lavinia Dock (Secretary for the Council of Nurses for over 20 years), Adelaide Nutting (the first ever professor of nursing), Clara Weeks-Shaw, Darlene Clark Hine, and Susan Reverby. The collection deals with issues such as the education and training of nurses, hospital management, the history of anesthesia, and issues of race and ethics in the nursing profession.

Table of Contents

Volume I: Textbook of Nursing Clara Weeks-Shaw Volume II: Hospital Management Charlotte A. Aikens Volume III: Nursing Problems and Obligations Sara E. Parsons Bound with A Sound Economic Basis for Schools of Nursing M. Adelaide Nutting Volume IV: The Evolution of Public Health Nursing Annie M Brainard Volume V: Ethics for Modern Day Nurses Katharine J. Densford Bound with The Practical Nurse Dorothy Deming Volume VI: The Education of Nurses Isabel Maitland Stewart Volume VII: History of Anesthesia Sarah Thatcher Bound with Black Women in the Nursing Profession Darlene Clark Hine Volume VIII: A Lavinia Dock Reader Janet Wilson James Bound with The East Harlem Health Center Demonstration Selected with an introduction by Susan Reverby

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Multivolume collection by leading authors in the field

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Routledge Library Editions

Routledge Library Editions re-issue volumes from the distinguished and extensive backlist of the many imprints associated with Routledge in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries: Kegan Paul, Trench & Trubner, Routledge & Kegan Paul, Methuen, Allen & Unwin and Routledge itself. Focusing mainly (but not exclusively) on the Humanities and Social Sciences, Routledge Library Editions offer the individual as well as the institutional purchaser the opportunity to acquire volumes by some of the greatest thinkers and authors of the last 120 years either on a title-by-title basis or as carefully selected mini-sets or extensive ‘libraries’ of 50+ volumes.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / History
MEDICAL / Nursing / General