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...


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..


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..


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..


From Silence To Voice

ISBN 10 : 9780801467363
ISBN 13 : 0801467365

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..


Against The Odds

ISBN 10 : UOM:39076001333884
ISBN 13 :

The story of the quest for a cure and treatments for AIDS, and of the activist and patient commujnities that have altered the course of government policy toward AIDS and other dise..


Fighting Against The Odds

ISBN 10 : 0813029791
ISBN 13 : 9780813029795

"Drawing on a broad knowledge of primary sources and his own extensive archive of more than two hundred interviews with southern workers, Minchin offers an overview of the past sev..


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