Canadian Nursing: Issues and Perspectives

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CANADIAN NURSING: ISSUES AND PERSPECTIVES, 4TH EDITION examines every major issue and trend affecting contemporary Canadian nursing from the early development of the nursing profession in Canada, to the major changes of the past decade. Key topics such as gender issues in nursing, the changing image of nurses, theoretical foundations of modern nursing, and issues in nursing research are probed. Ample space and attention are also given the to the crucial topics in the delivery of nursing care, such as quality improvement, case management and the work force pendulum, legal and ethical issues, and the impact of health care reform and downsizing.

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Professionalization in Canadian Nursing
The Professional Image Impact and Strategies for Change
Gender Issues in Nursing

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About the author (2002)

Marilynn J. Wood, RN, DrPH, received her doctorate in gerontology and biostatistics from the School of Public Health at the University of California, Los Angeles. A recipient of an American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award in 1984, Dr. Wood has co-authored a basic nursing research text and co-edited a text titled Advanced Design in Nursing Research. Her current research is in the area of lifestyle changes related to the treatment of obesity. 


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