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Wide neighborhoods : a story of the Frontier Nursing Service

Author: Mary Breckinridge
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the autobiography of Mary Breckinridge, the woman who founded the Frontier Nursing Service (FNS) in the mountains of eastern Kentucky in 1925. Riding out on horseback, the FNS nurse-midwives proved that high mortality rates and malnutrition did not need to be the norm in rural areas. By their example and through their graduates, the FNS exacted a lasting influence on family health care throughout the world.
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Genre/Form: Personal Narrative
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Breckinridge, Mary, 1881-1965.
Wide neighborhoods.
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©1981
(OCoLC)608621882
Online version:
Breckinridge, Mary, 1881-1965.
Wide neighborhoods.
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©1981
(OCoLC)608943699
Named Person: Mary Breckinridge; Mary Breckinridge; Mary Breckinridge; Mary Breckinridge
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Breckinridge
ISBN: 0813114535 9780813114538 0813101492 9780813101491
OCLC Number: 7631462
Description: xx, 371 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Mary Breckinridge.

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Wide Neighborhoods is the autobiography of Mary Breckinridge, the remarkable founder of the Frontier Nursing Service. The FNS, through its example and through the graduates of tis school of midwifery  Read more...

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