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NURSE: A World of Care Hardcover – April 1, 2008
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Nursing lies at the very heart of humankind s commitment to caring for one another. NURSE: A World of Care shines light on the remarkable work of nurses and their struggles to reach all people, despite severe nursing shortages that threaten health care worldwide. --Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Nurses are essential to the health of all the world s people, yet the global shortage of nurses continues to worsen. This book thoughtfully illuminates both the importance of nurses and the challenges they face. --Jean Yan, Chief Scientist for Nursing and Midwifery, World Health Organization
About the Author
Karen Kasmauski is known for groundbreaking coverage on viruses, women s issues, aging, immigration, and other pressing social topics have been featured in some 30 articles for National Geographic. While a Contributing Photographer-in-Residence for the Geographic, she brokered a global health initiative between the Centers for Disease Control and the Geographic s Missions Program. Her book, Impact: From the Frontlines of Global Health, co-authored with Peter Jaret, was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in 2003.
Peter Jaret is an award-winning health reporter whose work has appeared in National Geographic, The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, Health, Prevention, Vogue, Men s Journal, Eating Well, and many other publications. He is the author of several books about health, including In Self-Defense: the Human Immune System and Heart Healthy for Life. He lives in northern California.
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This book is inspiring and great reminder of why nursing is so special.Published 10 months ago by Amazon Customer
I like the pictures, but there were not enough of them. The text was just ok. I bought it as a gift for my mother and she said she liked it.Published on December 31, 2012 by Amazon Customer
I purchased this book to give as a gift to the Keynote speaker at our Nursing Pinning. The photos are of nurses around the world in various settings with and without patients. Read morePublished on August 27, 2010 by Lisa L. Meier