Enduring Issues in American Nursing

Editors: Baer, Ellen and D'Antonio, Patricia and Rinker, Sylvia et.al
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Single-User Purchase Price: $110.00
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ISBN: 978-0-82-611373-3
Category: Health & Medicine - Nursing
Image Count: 16
Book Status: Available
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This book presents nursing history in the context of problems and issues that persist to this day. Issues such as professional autonomy, working conditions, relationships with other health professionals, appropriate knowledge for education and licensure, gender, class, and race are traced through the stories told in this volume

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Table of Contents

  • Contributors
  • Preface
  • SECTION 1 - CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN HISTORICAL CONTEXT
  • Introduction
  • 1 - Nursing's History: Looking Backward and Seeing Forward
  • 2 - The Intersection of Race, Class, and Gender in the Nursing Profession
  • SECTION 2 - IDENTITY: THE MEANING OF NURSING
  • Introduction
  • 3 - Isabel Hampton and the Professionalization of Nursing in the 1890s
  • 4 - Discipline, Obedience, and Female Support Groups: Mona Wilson at the Johns Hopkins Hospital School of Nursing, 1915-1918
  • 5 - To Cultivate a Feeling of Confidence: The Nursing of Obstetric Patients, 1890-1940
  • 6 - Midwives as Wives and Mothers: Urban Midwives in the Early Twentieth Century
  • SECTION 3 - THE NATURE OF POWER AND AUTHORITY IN NURSING
  • Introduction
  • 7 - Aspirations Unattained: The Story of the Illinois Training School's Search for University Status
  • 8 - Guarded by Standards and Directed by Strangers: Charleston, South Carolina's Response to a National Health Care Agenda, 1920-1930
  • 9 - “Strange Young Women on Errands”: Obstetric Nursing Between Two Worlds
  • 10 - The Physician's Eyes: American Nursing and the Diagnostic Revolution in Medicine
  • SECTION 4 - THE NATURE OF NURSING KNOWLEDGE
  • Introduction
  • 11 - Constructing the Mind of Nursing
  • 12 - A Legitimate Relationship: Nursing, Hospitals, and Science in the Twentieth Century
  • 13 - Lavinia Lloyd Dock: The Henry Street Years
  • 14 - Delegated by Default or Negotiated by Need?: Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and the Process of Clinical Thinking
  • SECTION 5 - CONCLUSION
  • Conclusion
  • 15 - Revisiting and Rethinking the Rewriting of Nursing History
  • Appendix