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

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

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801489198
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 02/24/2004
Series: Culture and Politics of Health Care Work
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 1,021,017
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.53(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Dana Beth Weinberg is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Queens College.

Suzanne Gordon has written, edited, or co-authored twenty books, including First Do No Harm and Beyond the Checklist. She is a frequent speaker at health care conferences and forums. Gordon has been published in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, American Prospect, Atlantic Monthly, Harpers Magazine. She has been a radio and TV commentator for CBS Radio and NPR’s Marketplace.

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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