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Nurses: The Early Twentieth Century Tuberculosis Preventorium’s “Connecting Link”

Nurses: The Early Twentieth Century Tuberculosis Preventorium’s “Connecting Link” Nurses: The Early Twentieth Century Preventorium's "Connecting Link'' Tuberculosis CYNTHIA A. Coi':NO I I.Y School of Public Health Columbia University Introduction Speakjng to her co lleagues at the ninetccmh annual National Tuberculosis Association (NTA) meeting in 1923, Co lorado public health nurse Ida Spaeth stressed the nurse's imponance to a newly founded institution, the tubercu losis prevento rium, tin indigen t children presumed " pretubercular": T he service the publ ic hea lth nurse ca n render the prevento rium and the tuberculous child is invaluable. She is the con necting link between the home and the instituti o n; between the c hild and his physician ; between the public and the tuberculous child in need of prevemorium ca re. Whether she works om from the institution or in the comm uni ty as the pub li c health nurse, her responsibility and opportunity toward the wberculous child and rhe preventorium are alike .... T he preventorium strove to prevenr children in fected with the tubercule bacillus from developing active tubercu losis (TB) , and there is ample evidence m support Spaeth 's claim that nurses were integral to the institutions. In New York Ciry, forexampk, nurses practicing http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Nursing History Review Springer Publishing

Nurses: The Early Twentieth Century Tuberculosis Preventorium’s “Connecting Link”

Nursing History Review , Volume 10 (1): 31 – Jan 1, 2002

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1062-8061
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1938-1913
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Nurses: The Early Twentieth Century Preventorium's "Connecting Link'' Tuberculosis CYNTHIA A. Coi':NO I I.Y School of Public Health Columbia University Introduction Speakjng to her co lleagues at the ninetccmh annual National Tuberculosis Association (NTA) meeting in 1923, Co lorado public health nurse Ida Spaeth stressed the nurse's imponance to a newly founded institution, the tubercu losis prevento rium, tin indigen t children presumed " pretubercular": T he service the publ ic hea lth nurse ca n render the prevento rium and the tuberculous child is invaluable. She is the con necting link between the home and the instituti o n; between the c hild and his physician ; between the public and the tuberculous child in need of prevemorium ca re. Whether she works om from the institution or in the comm uni ty as the pub li c health nurse, her responsibility and opportunity toward the wberculous child and rhe preventorium are alike .... T he preventorium strove to prevenr children in fected with the tubercule bacillus from developing active tubercu losis (TB) , and there is ample evidence m support Spaeth 's claim that nurses were integral to the institutions. In New York Ciry, forexampk, nurses practicing

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Nursing History ReviewSpringer Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 2002

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