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April 1942

Communicable Disease Nursing.

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By Theresa I. Lynch, R.N., Ed.D. Price, $3.75. Pp. 678, with 156 illustrations. St. Louis: C. V. Mosby Company, 1942.

Am J Dis Child. 1942;63(4):828. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1942.02010040196011

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Abstract

All those engaged in the teaching of student nurses will welcome this book, which is obviously the product of experience in teaching communicable disease nursing. The author does not limit her text to the care of these diseases in the hospital but includes instruction adaptable to the home and to the community. The material is concrete and well organized, and the entire book is written in a simple style, which is easy to read and which should make it easy for the student to grasp the knowledge quickly.

The subject matter includes the diseases suggested for the study in the "Curriculum Guide for Schools of Nursing," published by the National League of Nursing Education.

The book is divided into five parts as follows: "Orientation to Communicable Disease Nursing," "Medical Aspects and Nursing Care of Communicable Disease Nursing," "Tuberculosis," "The Venereal Diseases" and "Communicable Diseases and the Community." Each unit is

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