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Book Reviews
February 1945

Notes on Nursing by a Nurse.

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By Sarah Corry, R.N., graduate of Evanston Hospital School of Nursing, affiliated with Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill. Price, $1.50. Pp. 144, with 3 illustrations. New York: D. Appleton Century Company, 1944.

Am J Dis Child. 1945;69(2):135. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1945.02020140067018

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Abstract

This book is dedicated to all nurses who know but may have forgotten. It is based on the training given at Evanston Hospital School of Nursing. Pocket size for convenient carrying, it is remarkably thorough, in spite of its condensation. Miss Corry suggests that it may be used as a teaching guide in small hospitals, as a work of reference for persons who have changed their fields in nursing and need to review a forgotten routine, or as an aid in the event of an emergency in some isolated area.

In my opinion this handy book will be most valuable for those who have not been nursing for some years and who now, because of wartime necessity, are coming back into this field. Much "brushing up" on old routines will be necessary, as well as catching up on new methods and medicines. The cost is a small outlay for a

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