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Nurses' work : the sacred and the profane

Author: Zane Robinson Wolf
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on a doctoral dissertation, "Nursing rituals in an adult acute care hospital : and ethnography"--Preface.
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Genre/Form: Electronic Books
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Zane Robinson Wolf
ISBN: 0812281047 9780812281040 0812212665 9780812212662
OCLC Number: 17327965
Notes: Based on a doctoral dissertation, "Nursing rituals in an adult acute care hospital: and ethnography"--Preface.
Description: xi, 313 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 7H and the 7H nurses --
The nursing ritual of post-mortem care --
The nursing ritual of medication administration --
Nursing rituals in medical aseptic practices --
The nursing ritual of change-of-shift report.
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Today, birth, suffering, healing, and death--all powerful experiences--are closely associated with nurses. In Nurses' Work, The Sacred and The Profane, Zane Robinson Wolf reveals and examines the  Read more...

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"Conveys the most vivid sense of nurses' daily work."-Women's Review of Books "Wolf's dramatic portrayal of nurses and nursing holds the reader's attention throughout and is recommended to anyone who Read more...

 
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