On All Frontiers: Four Centuries of Canadian Nursing

On All Frontiers: Four Centuries of Canadian Nursing

by Christina Bates, Dianne Dodd, Nicole Rousseau
     
 

ISBN-10: 0776605917

ISBN-13: 9780776605913

Pub. Date: 04/30/2005

Publisher: University of Ottawa Press

Since the founding of the first hospital by the Augustine nuns in 1637, nurses have contributed greatly to the quality of life of Canadians. From the midwives of early Canada to contemporary public health nurses, and from remote northern outposts to the battlefields of Europe, On All Frontiers documents the hardships, challenges, and achievements of Canadian nurses…  See more details below

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Since the founding of the first hospital by the Augustine nuns in 1637, nurses have contributed greatly to the quality of life of Canadians. From the midwives of early Canada to contemporary public health nurses, and from remote northern outposts to the battlefields of Europe, On All Frontiers documents the hardships, challenges, and achievements of Canadian nurses over four centuries. Researched and written by nurses and historians, this unparalleled book brings together a vast body of research into one volume. Fourteen chapters and 28 vignettes, richly illustrated with fascinating archival photographs and paintings, form this compelling overview of Canadian nursing. This is a must for nurses, history buffs, and anyone whose life has been touched by a nurse.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780776605913
Publisher:
University of Ottawa Press
Publication date:
04/30/2005
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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