Nursing the Finest Art: An Illustrated History traces the social, political, and economic history of nursing from its origins through contemporary practices - covering all specialties and settings. Few nursing history books include complete coverage from Prehistoric times through present day, making this book a fascinating journey through the profession. Thoroughly updated with almost 95% new artwork! Makes a great gift!
Over 400 fine art images encompassing nurses in history through present time and around the globe.
Timelines summarizing each era at a glance before each chapter let you know where to find key information about nursing history and facilitate easy review.
4 all-new units focusing on:
The Nursing Transformation
The Healing Spirit of Nursing
A Global View of Nursing and Healthcare
An Epilogue, bringing closure to the text
Foreword written by renowned historian Joan E. Lynaugh, PhD, RN; Professor Emeritus; University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
New and more images of nursing history throughout the world