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Bad Habits: Drinking, Smoking, Taking Drugs, Gambling, Sexual Misbehavior, and Swearing in American History

Bad Habits: Drinking, Smoking, Taking Drugs, Gambling, Sexual Misbehavior, and Swearing in... Book RNim find clinical examples relevant to their practice. For example, it may interest the oncology nurse to how that in 1893, equipment and material used by patients with cancer were disinfktcd in the same manner as for patients with diphtheria, syphilis, or infectious An operating mom nurse will learn that the 20-minute suub of hds and forearm used warm water, borax or green soap, a satwad solution of potassium pcmmganate, a saturated solution of odic acid, distilled water, and a solution of 1 : 1000 bichloride of mercury. Reissued by W. B. Saundcrs to celebrate its 100 years of association with the nursing profession and to honor Hampton Robb, this handsome ficsimil t of a nursing classic should be in every nurse's Library. NATALIE N. PHD, RN Nursing Education Coordinator Telemedicine Canada 90 Gerrard Street Torontu, Ontario M56 116 Bad Habits: Drinking, Smoking, Taking Drugs, Gambling, Sexual Misbehavior, and Swearing in American His tory By John C. Burnham (New Yo*: New York Universiy PC=, 1993) BsdHabits, by distinguished historian John C. Burnham, addre~es the general question of why good people do bad things. Burnham's intriguing study examines the 'minor vices,' defined as indulgence in alcohol, cigarettes, drugs, gambling, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Nursing History Review Springer Publishing

Bad Habits: Drinking, Smoking, Taking Drugs, Gambling, Sexual Misbehavior, and Swearing in American History

Nursing History Review , Volume 6 (1): 3 – Jan 1, 1998

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Springer Publishing
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1062-8061
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1938-1913
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10.1891/1062-8061.6.1.173
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Abstract

Book RNim find clinical examples relevant to their practice. For example, it may interest the oncology nurse to how that in 1893, equipment and material used by patients with cancer were disinfktcd in the same manner as for patients with diphtheria, syphilis, or infectious An operating mom nurse will learn that the 20-minute suub of hds and forearm used warm water, borax or green soap, a satwad solution of potassium pcmmganate, a saturated solution of odic acid, distilled water, and a solution of 1 : 1000 bichloride of mercury. Reissued by W. B. Saundcrs to celebrate its 100 years of association with the nursing profession and to honor Hampton Robb, this handsome ficsimil t of a nursing classic should be in every nurse's Library. NATALIE N. PHD, RN Nursing Education Coordinator Telemedicine Canada 90 Gerrard Street Torontu, Ontario M56 116 Bad Habits: Drinking, Smoking, Taking Drugs, Gambling, Sexual Misbehavior, and Swearing in American His tory By John C. Burnham (New Yo*: New York Universiy PC=, 1993) BsdHabits, by distinguished historian John C. Burnham, addre~es the general question of why good people do bad things. Burnham's intriguing study examines the 'minor vices,' defined as indulgence in alcohol, cigarettes, drugs, gambling,

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Nursing History ReviewSpringer Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 1998

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