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October 31, 1925

Pediatric Nursing. A Textbook for Nurses.

JAMA. 1925;85(18):1422. doi:10.1001/jama.1925.02670180078037

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It requires a fine sense of discrimination to write a text-book for nurses. It is difficult to present the subject matter at the proper level for the student or graduate nurse. If the material presented is too technical, the wearied nurse cannot comprehend or nods asleep during her study hour. Levinson evidently had this in mind when he prepared this little book. He has given a great deal of detailed information in concise form, and he has spoken in simple English so that all may understand. A nurse who will carefully prepare herself with this volume in hand will know all the facts necessary in nursing sick children. It is important that nurses should read well constructed texts. Levinson discusses the anatomy, physiology and general care of infants. He also gives instruction to the nurse in the general methods of examination. He shows her how to hold the child, how

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