Saving Lives

For millions of people worldwide, nurses are the difference between life and death, self-sufficiency and dependency, hope and despair. But a lack of understanding of what nurses really do — one perpetuated by popular media’s portrayal of nurses as simplistic archetypes — has devalued the profession and contributed to a global shortage that constitutes a public health crisis. Today, the thin…

By Sandy Summers, RN, MSN, MPH & Harry Jacobs Summers JD


Saving Lives

ISBN 10 : 9780199337064
ISBN 13 : 0199337063

Examines the portrayal of nurses in the mass media, and the misconceptions that it fosters in the way that they are perceived by patients in comparison to the vital role that they ..


Saving Lives

ISBN 10 : 0275992950
ISBN 13 : 9780275992958

Offers a practical approach to handling crisis negotiations in hostage situations..


Causing Death And Saving Lives

ISBN 10 : 9780141949734
ISBN 13 : 0141949732

The moral problems of abortion, infanticide, suicide, euthanasia, capital punshiment, war and othe life-or-death choices...


Taking Action Saving Lives

ISBN 10 : 9780199886746
ISBN 13 : 0199886741

In the United States alone, industrial and agricultural toxins account for about 60,000 avoidable cancer deaths annually. Pollution-related health costs to Americans are similarly ..


Saving Lives Saving Honor

ISBN 10 : 9780615193236
ISBN 13 : 0615193234

The day-by-day activities of the 39th Evacuation Hospital during World War II: from its inception at Camp Atterbury, In, to its deactivation at Camp Miles Standish, MA...


Setting Limits Saving Lives

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015041289854
ISBN 13 :

Impaired driving is the most frequently committed violent crime in America. Every 30 minutes, someone in this country dies in an alcohol-related crash. There are four key laws that..


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