Outlines of Nursing History (Classic Reprint)

Outlines of Nursing History (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Outlines of Nursing History Trained nursing is now more than a generation old, and nursing itself is an ancient profession. Its history is of definite and legitimate interest to those engaged in its practice. This volume has been prepared in response to the de mand for a short, comprehensive history of nursing, suited to the average pupil or graduate and to those who wish to know something of the men and women who have developed nursing up to its present point. The design has been to give the main facts of nursing history from the beginning to the present time. Some details have been added to give color and interest, and to present to the reader a picture of the times described. Paragraph headings and chapter summaries are given, setting forth what seem to the writer the chief events in each period. These are designed as a convenience to the reader and as a suggestion that the book may be come some day a text for teaching. The chapters on Registration, Nursing Organizations and Magazines, and Vocational Opportunities for Nurses are intended chiefly for reference. 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 | 390 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 20mm | 522g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243148291
  • 9780243148295