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The Resource One hundred years of wartime nursing practices, 1854-1953, edited by Jane Brooks and Christine E. Hallett

One hundred years of wartime nursing practices, 1854-1953, edited by Jane Brooks and Christine E. Hallett

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One hundred years of wartime nursing practices, 1854-1953
Title
One hundred years of wartime nursing practices, 1854-1953
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jane Brooks and Christine E. Hallett
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Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book examines the work that nurses of many differing nations undertook during the Crimean War, the Boer War, the Spanish Civil War, both World Wars and the Korean War. It makes an excellent and timely contribution to the growing discipline of nursing wartime work. In its exploration of multiple nursing roles during the wars, it considers the responsiveness of nursing work, as crisis scenarios gave rise to improvisation and the - sometimes quite dramatic - breaking of practice boundaries. The originality of the text lies not only in the breadth of wartime practices considered, but also the
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Cataloging source
UKMGB
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Hallett, Christine E.
  • Brooks, Jane
Series statement
Nursing history and humanities
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  • Military nursing
  • Military nursing
  • Military nursing
  • MEDICAL
Label
One hundred years of wartime nursing practices, 1854-1953, edited by Jane Brooks and Christine E. Hallett
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 278-300) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the practice of nursing and the exigencies of war -- part I. Gentlemen's wars -- Class, gender and professional expertise : British military nursing in the Crimean War -- American Nightingales : the influence of Florence Nightingale on Southern nurses during the American Civil War -- Traversing the veldt with "Tommy Atkins' : the clinical challenges of nursing typhoid patients during the second Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) -- part II. Industrial war -- "This fiendish mode of warfare' : nursing the victims of gas poisoning in the First World War -- Health healing and harmony : invalid cookery and feeling by Australian nurses in the Middle East in the First World War -- Eyewitnesses to revolution : Canadian military nurses at Petrograd, 1915-17 -- The impact of the First World War on asylum and voluntary hospital nurses' work and health -- part III. Technological warfare -- Blood and guts : nursing with International Brigades in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-39 -- 'Those maggots -- they did a wonderful job' : the nurses' role in wound management in civilian hospitals during the Second World War -- 'The nurse stoops down ... for me' : nursing the liberated persons at Bergen-Belsen -- The Norwegian mobile army surgical hospital : nursing at the front -- Moving forward : Australian flight nurses in the Korean War
Control code
ocn931010823
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781526101532
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9781526101532
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)931010823
Label
One hundred years of wartime nursing practices, 1854-1953, edited by Jane Brooks and Christine E. Hallett
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 278-300) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the practice of nursing and the exigencies of war -- part I. Gentlemen's wars -- Class, gender and professional expertise : British military nursing in the Crimean War -- American Nightingales : the influence of Florence Nightingale on Southern nurses during the American Civil War -- Traversing the veldt with "Tommy Atkins' : the clinical challenges of nursing typhoid patients during the second Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) -- part II. Industrial war -- "This fiendish mode of warfare' : nursing the victims of gas poisoning in the First World War -- Health healing and harmony : invalid cookery and feeling by Australian nurses in the Middle East in the First World War -- Eyewitnesses to revolution : Canadian military nurses at Petrograd, 1915-17 -- The impact of the First World War on asylum and voluntary hospital nurses' work and health -- part III. Technological warfare -- Blood and guts : nursing with International Brigades in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-39 -- 'Those maggots -- they did a wonderful job' : the nurses' role in wound management in civilian hospitals during the Second World War -- 'The nurse stoops down ... for me' : nursing the liberated persons at Bergen-Belsen -- The Norwegian mobile army surgical hospital : nursing at the front -- Moving forward : Australian flight nurses in the Korean War
Control code
ocn931010823
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781526101532
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9781526101532
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)931010823

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