Ser enfermera

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Susana Frouchtmann
Plataforma Editorial SL, Nov 1, 2012 - Biography & Autobiography - 162 pages
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Ten female nurses and one male nurse in different specialties take the stage in this book, inviting readers to learn about the everyday goings-on of nursing. According to the International Council of Nurses, the essential purposes of nursing are the development of a safe environment, research, training, and participation in health policy and in the management of patients and health systems, all of these functions being key to any healthcare team. Full of profoundly moving stories, from both the patient’s perspective as well as from that of their caregivers, this testimonial collection will entertain and inform readers interested in medicine and nursing.

 

Diez enfermeras y un enfermero de distintas áreas toman la palabra en este libro, invitando al lector a conocer el quehacer diario de la enfermería. Según el Consejo Internacional de Enfermería, las funciones esenciales de la enfermería son el fomento de un entorno seguro, la investigación, la formación y la participación en la política de salud y en la gestión de los pacientes y los sistemas de salud, y esa labor es el eslabón imprescindible de todo equipo sanitario. Repleta de historias profundamente conmovedoras, tanto desde la perspectiva del paciente como de la de sus cuidadores, esta colección testimonial entretendrá e informará al lector interesado en la medicina y en la enfermería.

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About the author (2012)

Susana Frouchtmann is a journalist, professor, and translator. She has written for the Economist, El Observador, El Periódico de Catalunya, La Vanguardia, and Woman. She is the author of Mi cáncer y yo and the coauthor of Cartas a Àlex a través de una vida. Santiago Dexeus is a highly respected medical doctor in Barcelona who specializes in gynecology. He is the author and coauthor of numerous medical books in his field. Marta Corachán is a nurse and the former president of the Red Cross in Catalonia.

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