Nursing, The Finest Art: An Illustrated History / Edition 3

Nursing, The Finest Art: An Illustrated History / Edition 3

by M. Patricia Donahue
     
 

NURSING, THE FINEST ART traces the social, political, and economic history of nursing from its origins through contemporary practice. Designed for nurses in all specialties and settings, this edition includes new material on nurses' involvement in recent world events; more international nursing information; and updated and expanded content on the historical

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NURSING, THE FINEST ART traces the social, political, and economic history of nursing from its origins through contemporary practice. Designed for nurses in all specialties and settings, this edition includes new material on nurses' involvement in recent world events; more international nursing information; and updated and expanded content on the historical significance of nursing associations. Perfect for all nurses with an interest in the history of their profession and an appreciation of fine artwork.

Spanish version of 1st edition also available, ISBN: 84-7592-239-2

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323053051
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/19/2010
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
186,550
Product dimensions:
9.40(w) x 12.30(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

1The Origin of Nursing1
2Ancient Civilizations25
3Nursing in a Christian World69
4Nursing in a Changing World: Aristocratic and Military Influences111
5Nursing in Transition: The Dark Period and the Dawn of Modern Times151
6The Development of Nursing in America213
7Advancing Toward New Frontiers293
8Nurses in Action: Wars of the Twentieth Century349
9The Age of Expansion405
10An Era of Change and Challenge443
11Contact and Diversity475
List of Plates505
References511
Selected Bibliography517
Index525

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