November 21, 1931

Pathology, Bacteriology and Applied Immunology for Nurses.

JAMA. 1931;97(21):1561. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02730210059038

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In this book the author presents only such pathologic, bacteriologic and immunologic material as will be of value to nurses, and omits the large volume of technical facts useful only to those engaged in specialized work in these fields. Teachers of classes of nurses will find this book of great value as an outline for their lectures. Nurses will be able to use the book for study during their courses, and afterward as a reference book. It is divided into three large parts, as the name implies, and in each division the practical facts from the nurses' point of view are presented. Of particular value is the chapter on applied sanitation, which outlines the organisms causing the various common diseases, their portal of entry and mode of exit from the body, and the prophylactic measures necessary to check their spread. Another valuable chapter, from the point of view of the

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