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November 14, 1896

Text-book of Training Schools for Nurses; Including Physiology and Hygiene and the Principles and Practice of Nursing.

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By P. M. Wise, M.D., with an introduction by Dr. Edward Cowles, in two volumes, Vol. II. New York and London: G. P. Putnam & Sons. 1896.

JAMA. 1896;XXVII(20):1073. doi:10.1001/jama.1896.02430980045020

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In our notice of the first volume of this book we took occasion to commend it as being the best and most systematic text-book that has fallen under our observation, and we can only repeat the statement in glancing over the second volume, which is divided in thirty chapters, and contains thirty-eight illustrations. The chapters are as follows: 1, local applications, poultices, fomentations; 2, counterirritants, cupping, leeches; 3, enemata, suppositories; 4 and 5, bandages and bandaging, splints; 6, fractures, dislocations and sprains; 7, fever, inflammation; 8, hemorrhage; 9, wounds, burns and scalds, emergencies; 10, anesthesia and anesthetics; 11, surgical nursing operation; 12, poisons, bites, stings, etc.; 13, asphyxia, artificial respiration; 14, convulsions, apoplexy, coma, syncope, etc.; 15, nervous disorders; 16, insanity; 17, forms of insanity; 18, observations on care of the insane in the household; 19, duties of hospital nurses for the insane;

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