Frances Ward

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Full of Character

Being Human in a Post-Truth World

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

What does it mean to be human in a society troubled by populism, emotionalism, and the influence of the media?

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On Duty

Power, Politics, and the History of Nursing in New Jersey

Rutgers University Press

In 1886, Newark City Hospital opened a training school for nurses in New Jersey. With the dawn of a new century women began to demand rights that had been denied them, and nurses too demanded changes in health care and higher education. For the first time, On Duty offers a highly readable account of the struggle for professional autonomy by New Jersey nurses and reveals how their political and legislative battles mirrored the struggle of women throughout the country to redefine their roles in society.

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The Door of Last Resort

Memoirs of a Nurse Practitioner

Rutgers University Press

This memoir describes the education of nurse practitioners, their scope of practice, their abilities to prescribe medications and diagnostic tests, and their overall management of patients’ acute and chronic illnesses. In doing so, it explores the issues in primary health care delivery to poor, urban populations and investigates the factors affecting health care delivery in the United States that have remained obscure throughout the current national debate.

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