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On all frontiers : four centuries of Canadian nursing

Author: Christina Bates; Dianne E Dodd; Nicole Rousseau; Canadian Museum of Civilization.
Publisher: Ottawa : University of Ottawa Press, 2005.
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"Since the founding of the first hospital by the Augustine nuns in 1637, nurses have contributed greatly to the quality of life of Canadians. From the midwives of early Canada to contemporary public health nurses, and from remote northern outposts to the battlefields of Europe, On All Frontiers documents the hardships, challenges, and achievements of Canadian nurses over four centuries. Researched and written by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christina Bates; Dianne E Dodd; Nicole Rousseau; Canadian Museum of Civilization.
ISBN: 0776605917 9780776605913
OCLC Number: 59876114
Notes: Issued also in French under title: Sans frontières : quatre siècles de soins infirmiers canadiens.
Description: viii, 248 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Responsibility: editors, Christina Bates, Dianne Dodd, Nicole Rousseau.

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Nursing has a long and varied history in Canada. Since the founding of the first hospital by the Augustine nuns in 1637, nurses have contributed greatly to Canadians' quality of life. This title  Read more...

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