On the Employment of Trained Nurses Among the Labouring Poor

On the Employment of Trained Nurses Among the Labouring Poor : Considered Chiefly in Relation to Sanitary Reform and the Arts of Life (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from On the Employment of Trained Nurses Among the Labouring Poor: Considered Chiefly in Relation to Sanitary Reform and the Arts of Life During the last ten years I have seen much of the sick poor, not only in hospital practice, but at their own homes; and I have, therefore, had frequent opportunities of witnessing their distressed and help less position when attacked with severe illness. The visits and gifts of the charitable are too uncertain and irregular to be of much real service, and are, besides, not calculated to meet the most pressing difficulties of their condition. What is most wanted is knowledge and skill to apply methodically the means at hand, and to place the sufferers in the most favourable position for recovery. I have eu deavoured in the following pages to show the meces sity that exists for an organised system of nursing, and which, if fairly carried out, would, I believe, he attended with permanent good results for it would combine effective assistance with practical instruo tion in the laws of health and the arts of life. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2mm | 68g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 024329168X
  • 9780243291687