Fast Facts About the Nursing Profession Historical Perspectives in a Nutshell

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Author: Deborah Hunt, PhD, MS, RN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication Date: 2017
ISBN 10: 0826131387
ISBN 13: 9780826131386
eISBN: 9780826131393
Edition: 1st
Replete with concise and easy-to-read information, this resource captures the essence of pivotal events and individuals in nursing history who have driven the evolution of the nursing role from that of a "handmaiden" to a key health professional. It distills important historical information--often neglected in today's nursing programs--that fosters an understanding and appreciation of the issues that inform nursing practice today. Content is presented in an easy-access format consisting of short summaries and "Fast Facts in a Nutshell" that identify key points throughout each chapter. An introductory chapter featuring an interview with a prominent nursing historian adds breadth and color to this review of nursing through the ages.
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