NURSING AND THE PRIVILEGE OF PRESCRIPTION: 1893-2000

NURSING AND THE PRIVILEGE OF PRESCRIPTION: 1893-2000

by ARLENE KEELING

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780814252413
Publisher: Ohio State University Press
Publication date: 06/01/2015
Series: WOMEN GENDER AND HEALTH Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 252
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author


Arlene W. Keeling is the Centennial Distinguished Professor of Nursing, Director, the Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry, and Director, the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program at the University of Virginia, School of Nursing.

Table of Contents


List of Illustrations     ix
List of Abbreviations     xi
Acknowledgments     xiii
Introduction     xv
Midway between the Pharmacist and the Physician: The Work of the Henry Street Settlement Visiting Nurses, 1893-1944     1
Practicing Medicine without a License? Nurse Anesthetists, 1900-1938     28
Providing Care in the "Hoot Owl Hollers": Nursing, Medicine, and the Law in the Frontier Nursing Service, 1925-1950     49
"My Treatment Was Castor Oil and Aspirin": Field Nursing among the Navajo in the Four Corners Region, 1925-1955     72
Verbal Orders and Hospital Nursing: Expanding Nurses' Scope of Practice in the Mid-Twentieth Century     97
Nurse Practitioners and the Prescription Pad, 1965-1980     121
Prescriptive Authority for Advanced Practice Nurses, 1980-2000     138
Conclusion: Toward a More Equitable System of Health Care     156
Notes     159
Select Bibliography     197
Index     207

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