Nurses' Work, The Sacred and The Profane
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Nurses' Work, The Sacred and The Profane

Zane Robinson Wolf

324 pages | 6 x 9 | 12 illus.
Paper 1988 | ISBN 978-0-8122-1266-2 | $26.50s | £17.50 | Add to cart
A volume in the Studies in Health, Illness, and Caregiving series

"Conveys the most vivid sense of nurses' daily work."—Women's Review of Books

"Wolf, a professor of nursing, identifies four fundamental rituals—postmortem procedures, administering medication, aseptic practices, and change-of-shift reports—and how these arts are learned and practiced in a large urban hospital. . . . Excellent."—Library Journal

"Wolf's dramatic portrayal of nurses and nursing holds the reader's attention throughout and is recommended to anyone who wants to know what hospital bedside nurses do and how they feel about what they do."—Pennsylvania Nurse

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