A Reference hand-book for nurses

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Saunders, 1908 - 193 pages
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Page 201 - In this volume the author explains the entire range of private nursing as distinguished from hospital nursing, and the nurse is instructed how best to meet the various emergencies of medical and surgical cases when distant from medical or surgical aid or when thrown on her own resources.
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Page 149 - Eustachian valve, passes through the foramen ovale into the left auricle, where it becomes mixed with a small quantity of blood returned from the lungs by the pulmonary veins. From the left auricle it...
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Page 205 - ... and not the organ acted upon. An important section is that on pretoxic signs, giving the warnings of the full action or the beginning toxic effects of the drug, which if heeded, may prevent many cases of drug poisoning. The Medical Record, New York "This volume will be of real help to nurses; the material is well selected and well arranged, and the book is as readable as it is useful.
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Page 201 - The American Journal of Nursing says it "is the fullest and most complete' ' and ' ' may well be recommended as being of great general usefulness. The best chapter is the one on observation of symptoms which is very thorough.
Page 205 - The book is an excellent one and will be of value to those for whom it is intended. It is well arranged, the text is clear and full, and the illustrations are good.

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