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No One Was Turned Away: The Role of Public Hospitals in New York City Since 1900

No One Was Turned Away: The Role of Public Hospitals in New York City Since 1900 200 Book Reviews parenrs wday was that some women fou nd themselves slipping back into old patterns of the original parenr/chi ld relationship. Did sh e find any eviden ce chat this was also t rue of women from 1850 ro 1940 who cared for their parents? If not, what does she make of t his d ifference? The book ends with call to respect in formal caregiving, consideration of some o f t he systemic impedi m ems in rh e United States ro doin g so, and a somewhat utOpian p resc ri ption ro overcome th ese obstacles . Hearts ofWisd.om: American Women Caringfor Kin, 1850-1940 is well worth read ing because ir spotligh ts family members and friends of the ill , people who often bear the brunt of sickness, but a g roup which has frequently been in visible to society. Abel's clearly written book fi lls an important gap in the nineteenth - and early twentieth -centu ry h istorical scholarsh ip pertaining to health care and women. CYNT HIA A. CONNOLLY, PHD, RN I nstrucror in N u rsing University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Philadelphia, PA 19104 No One Was Turned http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Nursing History Review Springer Publishing

No One Was Turned Away: The Role of Public Hospitals in New York City Since 1900

Nursing History Review , Volume 10 (1): 3 – Jan 1, 2002

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Springer Publishing
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1062-8061
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1938-1913
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10.1891/1062-8061.10.1.200
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200 Book Reviews parenrs wday was that some women fou nd themselves slipping back into old patterns of the original parenr/chi ld relationship. Did sh e find any eviden ce chat this was also t rue of women from 1850 ro 1940 who cared for their parents? If not, what does she make of t his d ifference? The book ends with call to respect in formal caregiving, consideration of some o f t he systemic impedi m ems in rh e United States ro doin g so, and a somewhat utOpian p resc ri ption ro overcome th ese obstacles . Hearts ofWisd.om: American Women Caringfor Kin, 1850-1940 is well worth read ing because ir spotligh ts family members and friends of the ill , people who often bear the brunt of sickness, but a g roup which has frequently been in visible to society. Abel's clearly written book fi lls an important gap in the nineteenth - and early twentieth -centu ry h istorical scholarsh ip pertaining to health care and women. CYNT HIA A. CONNOLLY, PHD, RN I nstrucror in N u rsing University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Philadelphia, PA 19104 No One Was Turned

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Nursing History ReviewSpringer Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 2002

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