Nursing Illuminations / Edition 1

Nursing Illuminations / Edition 1

by Patricia van Betten, Melisa Moriarty
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Elsevier Health Sciences

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Nursing Illuminations / Edition 1

Ideal for gift-giving or personal use, this inspirational daily reader is designed to help nurses reflect on the magnificent aspects of their profession. Depicting the similarities and bonds of nurses from the past and present through their causes, struggles, and accomplishments, this unique companion describes the contributions of 366 nurses and addresses the history of nursing, as well as the contemporary issues that nurses are facing today.

• Stories of hope are offered to inspire nurses — despite the challenges they face because of the nursing shortage and demands on the health care system.
• Formatted as a daily reader, it provides a look into the life of a nurse for every day of the year.
• Each daily entry includes:
• Quotes that provide an opportunity for reflection about nursing leadership and scholarship.
• Descriptions that provide a "snap shot" of each nurse's contributions.
• A Biography with information about each nurse's background, education, achievements, and honors.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780323025843
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 11/01/2003
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 806
Sales rank: 1,136,262
Product dimensions: 1.63(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

Curve of Nursing History [graphic]



Note to Reader



"Santa Filomena" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

WINTER: January, February, March

SPRING: April, May, June

SUMMER: July, August, September

AUTUMN: October, November, December

Additional Biography, References, and Credits

Index of Featured Nurses

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This magnificent book will impress and inspire nurses around the world. The 365 heroic nurses portrayed in this book will encourage and inspire nurses and others involved in health care. Every nurse should have this book; Doctors should read it too. It should be required reading in every nursing school in the country.