THE STORY OF NURSING by Bertha Dodge
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THE STORY OF NURSING

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KIRKUS REVIEW

This is just what the title implies and for its qualities-well knit prose and a clear perspective in its historical approach that at once portrays the ideals of selfless aid and ingenuity- approaches the stature of a standard American work. Contents include the heritage of nursing- with a bird's eye view of the position of women in the middle ages- with biographical sketches of the famous nurses from Florence Nightingale to Kate Cumming and the first trained nurses. The volume's second half is of nursing today- the personal preparation involved in becoming a nurse, the work to be expected and the large scale accomplishments- such as in New York's Henry Street settlement- in all branches. A valuable book, that points to the real rewards.

Pub Date: April 5th, 1954
Publisher: Little, Brown