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This is the fifth edition of a book first published by Jane A. Delano in 1913. It has been revised and brought up to date by several competent authorities and it has had the cooperation of great numbers of workers who have done their utmost to aid the Red Cross in making this a practical working book. Every home maker can keep herself and family in good health if she will learn the simple facts here made available. The book is divided into four units, the first two of which discuss the problems involved in making health and happiness in home life and in the community; the third unit is devoted to the problems of the mother and the child, and the fourth explains how one may cooperate intelligently with the physician when sickness invades the home. The amount of material here assembled is large and authentic. It is supplemented
American Red Cross Textbook on Red Cross Home Nursing Prepared Under the Direction of Nursing Service, American Red Cross. JAMA. 1942;120(5):409. doi:10.1001/jama.1942.02830400083034