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Pictures of Health: A Photographic History of Health Care in Philadelphia, 1860–1945

Pictures of Health: A Photographic History of Health Care in Philadelphia, 1860–1945 zso Book Reviews Smith, a 3-page introduction by Richard HoUister, and 139 dmy accounix of HoUister's nursing experiences. In her induction, Smith descrilm Ann Arbor and the state of nursing during the time Hollister was making her notes. She also give background information on the Hollister family. Richard Hollister describes the famdy and what he knew of his mother's need to go to work outside the home. An indm and 81 references or explanatory foomotes accompany the introduction and diary enuies. In her recorded notes, Emily Hohster describes her cases with regard to hess, treatment, and outcome. She expresses approval of physician orders and makes comments about the families, their homes, and rhe care provided. Many of her cases were infant deliveries involving family care for two we& after the birth- The rest of the cases concerned diseases common to the era. What is amazing is that very 'fkw of Hollistcr's patients died despie &e acute nature of the problems she describes. Smith has been careful w leave the diary accounts in the words of Emily Hollister. She uses the original manuscript rather than the son's edited version in order to provide a more dstic picrure of the wri&g http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Nursing History Review Springer Publishing

Pictures of Health: A Photographic History of Health Care in Philadelphia, 1860–1945

Nursing History Review , Volume 1 (1): 5 – Jan 1, 1993

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Springer Publishing
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1062-8061
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1938-1913
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10.1891/1062-8061.1.1.250
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zso Book Reviews Smith, a 3-page introduction by Richard HoUister, and 139 dmy accounix of HoUister's nursing experiences. In her induction, Smith descrilm Ann Arbor and the state of nursing during the time Hollister was making her notes. She also give background information on the Hollister family. Richard Hollister describes the famdy and what he knew of his mother's need to go to work outside the home. An indm and 81 references or explanatory foomotes accompany the introduction and diary enuies. In her recorded notes, Emily Hohster describes her cases with regard to hess, treatment, and outcome. She expresses approval of physician orders and makes comments about the families, their homes, and rhe care provided. Many of her cases were infant deliveries involving family care for two we& after the birth- The rest of the cases concerned diseases common to the era. What is amazing is that very 'fkw of Hollistcr's patients died despie &e acute nature of the problems she describes. Smith has been careful w leave the diary accounts in the words of Emily Hollister. She uses the original manuscript rather than the son's edited version in order to provide a more dstic picrure of the wri&g

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Nursing History ReviewSpringer Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 1993

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