Complexities of Care Nursing Reconsidered

ISBN-10: 0801473225
ISBN-13: 9780801473227
Edition: 2006
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 8/3/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

"Nursing, everyone believes, is the caring profession. Texts on caring line the walls of nursing schools and student shelves. Indeed, the discipline of nursing is often known as the 'caring science.' Because of their caring reputation, nurses top the poll

Suzanne Gordon is coeditor of the Cornell University Press series, The Culture and Politics of Health Care Work, and was program leader of the Robert Wood Johnson-funded Nurse Manager in Action Program.

Sioban Nelson is the Vice-Provost Academic Programs, University of Toronto. She is coauthor of Creating the Health Care Team of the Future and coeditor of Complexities of Care: Nursing Reconsidered and Notes on Nightingale: The Influence and Legacy of a Nursing Icon , all from Cornell. She is also the author of "Say Little Do Much": Nursing, Nuns and Hospitals in the Nineteenth Century.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Moving beyond the Virtue Script in Nursing: Creating a Knowledge-Based Identity for Nurses
When Little Things Are Big Things: The Importance of Relationships for Nurses' Professional Practice
Pride and Prejudice: Nurses' Struggle with Reasoned Debate
Moral Integrity and Regret in Nursing
Ethical Expertise and the Problem of the Good Nurse
From Sickness to Health
The New Cartesianism: Dividing Mind and Body and Thus Disembodying Care
Nurses Must Be Clever to Care
"You Don't Want to Stay Here": Surgical Nursing and the Disappearance of Patient Recovery Time
Research on Nurse Staffing and Its Outcomes: The Challenges and Risks of Grasping at Shadows
Conclusion: Nurses Wanted: Sentimental Men and Women Need Not Apply
Notes
Contributors
Index

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