Hosp Manage Volume 8-10

Hosp Manage Volume 8-10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...Learning Will Attract Increased Number of Students By Christopher G. Parnall, lll. D., Superintendent University; Hospital, Ann Arbor, lllich. From the records and from the experiences of those who are capable of drawing correct conclusions, it can safely be stated that there exists, at the present time, a shortage, the country over, in nursing service. Yet figures would seem to indicate that there are more pupils in training at the present time than ever before in the history of the profession of nursing. Apparently there never has been an adequate supply of nurses and the demand at the present time surely is greater in comparison with the supply than ever before. The shortage is, after all, then, a relative shortage. It is probably true that during the past year fewer young women entered training schools than in the year preceding, which, of course, may be explained by the withdrawal of the incentive of the desire for service. inspired by patriotic motives. We must bend our energies toward remedying this condition, even though the shortage of nurses be relative, as the demand for skilled nursing is sure for some time to exceed the supply. Doubtless large numbers of new hospitals will be established, because of the now generally accepted view that the hospital is the place in which to treat the sick. Such an attitude on the part of people generally toward the hospital will. in a measure, assist in solving the problem of furnishing adequate nursing service, for after all, the keenest demand in the past has been for nursing service in individual homes. EXPEDIENTS NOT FAVORED A number of plans have been proposed. Some of them are good; most of them, ignoring the fundamental facts, are: in my opinion, bad. First of all is the unwise proposal...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 572g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123698241X
  • 9781236982414