Code Green: Money-Driven Hospitals and the Dismantling of Nursing / Edition 1

Code Green: Money-Driven Hospitals and the Dismantling of Nursing / Edition 1

by Dana Beth Weinberg
     
 

We are on the verge of the nation's worst nursing shortage in history. Dedicated nurses are leaving hospitals in droves, and there are not enough new recruits to the profession to meet demand. Even hospitals that were once very highly regarded for the...See more details below

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We are on the verge of the nation's worst nursing shortage in history. Dedicated nurses are leaving hospitals in droves, and there are not enough new recruits to the profession to meet demand. Even hospitals that were once very highly regarded for the...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801489198
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2004
Series:
The Culture and Politics of Health Care Work Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
726,035
Product dimensions:
5.42(w) x 8.42(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordix
Acknowledgmentsxv
Introduction1
1A Troubled Hospital19
2No Working Model for Nursing Practice43
3Dismantling Nursing76
4Power Contests and Other Obstacles to Providing Patient Care98
5Doctor-Nurse Relationships116
6Not Enough Staff137
7Was Quality Affected?160
Conclusion175
AppendixStudying Change at BIDMC193
References199
Index207

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