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Textbook of the Principles and Practice of Nursing

JAMA. 1940;114(19):1954. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810190116032.
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This comprehensive textbook dealing with hospital, home, public health and private duty nursing is divided into five parts: nursing and community health service, fundamentals of nursing care, assisting with diagnosis procedures, assisting the physician with therapeutic measures, and introduction to medical and surgical nursing. Each chapter has at its beginning a numbered table revealing the subject material covered, which increases the value of the work as a reference book. A bibliography is appended at the end of each chapter. In this edition a new sequence of topics has been adopted, the scope of the text has been enlarged and technics have been included that were not in general use at the time of publication of the previous edition. The material represents not only local opinon on the many phases of nursing but ideas from all over the world. Illustrations, charts and tables are appropriate and easily understood and should be

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