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Nursing, the finest art : an illustrated history
Donahue, M. Patricia.
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Third edition.
Publication Information:
Maryland Heights, Mo. : Mosby Elsevier, [2011]

Physical Description:
xviii, 390 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 32 cm
Journey through the nursing profession with this book. The new edition traces the social, political and economic history of nursing from its origins through contemporary practice with fine art images and unique timelines that offer a view of nursing through the ages. Almost ninety percent of the artwork is new, and new units include The Nursing Transformation, The Healing Spirit of Nursing, and A Global View of Nursing and Healthcare. It also includes over 400 fine art images encompassing nurses in history through present time and around the globe, as well as timelines that summarize each era at a glance before each chapter and let you know where to find key information about nursing history and facilitate easy review.
The origin of nursing -- Nursing in a Christian world -- Nursing in transition -- The development of nursing in America -- Nurses during war -- Nursing in an era of change and challenge -- The nursing transformation -- The healing spirit of nursing -- A global view of nursing and healthcare.
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