Hospital Progress Volume 3, Nos. 7-12

Hospital Progress Volume 3, Nos. 7-12

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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. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...of their respective departments, by submitting concise and accurate reports of workings and difficulties. Reciprocally, it is necessary that the Superior exercise charity and discernment in her relation with her subordinates. If she fails to understand their viewpoint, qualifications and limitations, she is unable to strengthen them by helpful, intelligible suggestions. To strengthen harmony of administration and eliminate defects of the system, could not a course similar to those ofiered by business establishments to their superintendents be inaugurated, for training in the material part of hospital management? The introduction of the study of Christian Ethics in the nurses' training school would doubtless prove a guiding light to them in their work, and would be profitable to all engaged in hospital management. One of the best means of keeping alive interest and desire for progress in the organization is to have regular meetings of the members of the executive body. These meetings should have for their ultimate end, the giving of better and more eflicient service to the sick. They should be the medium for free and candid discussion of the problems which concern the individual member and the body as a whole. The administrative force acts in coordination with the other forces in the hospital in giving adequate care to the patient. The medical staff is the most important-of these other forces, and upon it depends much of the success or failure of the institution. The administrative force should be the right hand of the physician or surgeon in hospital work. The result will be the patient's confidence in the ability of the doctor, the upholding of the physician's aim to secure for the patient's welfare the utmost...show more

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  • Paperback | 248 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 449g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236764528
  • 9781236764522