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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.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christina Bates; Dianne E Dodd; Nicole Rousseau; Canadian Museum of Civilization.
ISBN: 9780776605913 0776605917 0776616676 9780776616674
OCLC Number: 59876114
Notes: Issued also in French under title: Sans frontières : quatre siècles de soins infirmiers canadiens.
Description: viii, 248 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Introduction / Christina Bates, Dianne Dodd and Nicole Rousseau --
Ch. 1. Lay nursing from the New France era to the end of the nineteenth century (1608-1891) / Judith Young and Nicole Rousseau --
Ch. 2. Canadian midwifery : blending traditional and modern practices / Cecilia Benoit and Dena Carroll --
Ch. 3. The trained nurse : private duty and VON home nursing (late 1800s to 1940s) / Barbara Keddy and Dianne Dodd --
Ch. 4. Healing the body and saving the soul : nursing sisters and the first Catholic hospitals in Quebec (1639-1880) / Brigitte Violette --
Ch. 5. The nightingale influence and the rise of the modern hospital / Kathryn McPherson --
Ch. 6. "Body work," medical technology, and hospital nursing practice / Cynthia Toman --
Ch. 7. Public health nursing / Marion McKay --
Ch. 8. Religious nursing orders of Canada : a presence on all western frontiers / Pauline Paul --
Ch. 9. Outpost nursing in Canada / Dianne Dodd, Jayne Elliott and Nicole Rousseau --
Ch. 10. Caregiving on the front : the experience of Canadian military nurses during World War I / Genevieve Allard --
Ch. 11. "Ready, aye ready" : Canadian military nurses as an expandable and expendable workforce (1920-2000) / Cynthia Toman --
Ch. 12. Enough but not too much : nursing education in English language Canada (1874-2000) / Lynn Kirkwood --
Ch. 13. Professionalism and Canadian nursing / Diana Mansell and Dianne Dodd --
Ch. 14. Unionization of Canadian nursing / Sharon Richardson.
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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