Nursing, The Finest Art
Nursing, The Finest Art,
Edition 3 An Illustrated History
By M. Patricia Donahue, PhD, RN, FAAN

Publication Date : 11 Mar 2010

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Description

Nursing the Finest Art: An Illustrated History traces the social, political, and economic history of nursing from its origins through contemporary practices – covering all specialties and settings. Few nursing history books include complete coverage from Prehistoric times through present day, making this book a fascinating journey through the profession. Thoroughly updated with almost 95% new artwork! Makes a great gift!

Key Features

  • Over 400 fine art images encompassing nurses in history through present time and around the globe.
  • Timelines summarizing each era at a glance before each chapter let you know where to find key information about nursing history and facilitate easy review.

New Features

  • 4 all-new units focusing on:
    • The Nursing Transformation
    • The Healing Spirit of Nursing
    • A Global View of Nursing and Healthcare
    • An Epilogue, bringing closure to the text
  • Foreword written by renowned historian Joan E. Lynaugh, PhD, RN; Professor Emeritus; University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
  • New and more images of nursing history throughout the world
About the author
By M. Patricia Donahue, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor Emerita, College of Nursing, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Table of Contents

1. The Origin of Nursing

2. Nursing in a Christian World

3. Nursing in Transition

4. Development of Nursing in America

5. Nurses in Wars

6. Nursing in an Era of Change and Challenge

7. The Nursing Transformation

8. the Healing Spirit of Nursing

9. A Global View of Nursing and Healthcare

10. Epilogue

Book details
ISBN: 9780323053051
Page Count: 416
Illustrations: 500 illus.
Retail Price: €51.99
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