Nursing against the Odds

In the United States and throughout the industrialized world, just as the population of older and sicker patients is about to explode, we have a major shortage of nurses. Why are so many RNs dropping out of health care’s largest profession? How will the lack of skilled, experienced caregivers affect patients? These are some of the questions addressed by Suzanne Gordon’s definitive account…

By Suzanne Gordon


Nursing Against The Odds

ISBN 10 : 080147292X
ISBN 13 : 9780801472923

A leading health care journalist unravels the complexity of the current nursing shortage while offering possible solutions to the resulting health care crisis...


Against The Odds

ISBN 10 : OCLC:503049211
ISBN 13 :

In 2002, Health Canada (First Nations and Inuit Health Branch) funded the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN) to facilitate a national task force in Aboriginal nursin..


Life Support

ISBN 10 : 0801474280
ISBN 13 : 9780801474286

Gordon describes the everyday work of three RNs in Boston—a nurse practitioner, an oncology nurse, and a clinical nurse specialist on a medical unit—providing a vivid, engaging..


The Complexities Of Care

ISBN 10 : 0801473225
ISBN 13 : 9780801473227

"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 th..


Code Green

ISBN 10 : 0801489199
ISBN 13 : 9780801489198

We are on the verge of the nation's worst nursing shortage in history. Dedicated nurses are leaving hospitals in droves, and there are not enough new recruits to the profession to ..


Nursing History Review Volume 15 2007

ISBN 10 : 0826114695
ISBN 13 : 9780826114693

Nursing History Review, an annual peer-reviewed publication of the American Association for the History of Nursing, is a showcase for the most significant current research on nursi..


From Silence To Voice

ISBN 10 : 9780801467370
ISBN 13 : 0801467373

To get the resources and respect they need, nurses have long had to be advocates for themselves and their profession, not just for their patients. For a decade, From Silence to Voi..


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