Today, Birth, Suffering, Healing, And Death All Powerful Experiences Are Closely Associated With Nurses In Nurses Work, The Sacred And The Profane, Zane Robinson Wolf Reveals And Examines The Rituals Nurses Unconsciously Establish To Help Them Face Their Everyday Involvement With The Sacred Events Of Human Life.The Nurses On 7H A Medical Unit In The Large Urban Hospital Where Wolf Did Her Research , Like Nurses Everywhere, Are Under Tremendous Pressure They Must Balance The Mundane Tasks Incolved In Caring For The Sick With A Daunting Variety Of Moral And Ethical Dilemmas A Nurse Can, On Any Given Day, Go From Emptying A Bedpan To Participating In A Decision Whether To Resuscitate A Terminally Ill Patient.Rituals Patterned, Symbolic Actions Help Nurses Perform Their Difficult Tasks In This Insightful Study, Wolf Considers The Universal Nursing Rituals Associated With Change Of Shift Report, Administering Medication, Bathing Patients, And, Most Significantly, Providing Post Mortem Care Because She Is A Nurse, Wolf Brings Firsthand Knowledge Of The Day To Day Work Of Nurses To Her Innovative Examination Of These Widely Practiced But Little Studied Rituals Nurses Work, The Sacred And The Profane Will Be Invaluable To Nurses, Historians And Teachers Of Nursing, And Sociologists.
[Epub] ❧ Nurses' Work: The Sacred and the Profane (Studies in Health, Illness & Caregiving) ➛ Zane Robinson Wolf – Playutopia.us
- 324 pages
- Nurses' Work: The Sacred and the Profane (Studies in Health, Illness & Caregiving)
- Zane Robinson Wolf
- 25 December 2017 Zane Robinson Wolf