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May 12, 1962

Student Nurse: Her Life in Pictures

JAMA. 1962;180(6):512. doi:10.1001/jama.1962.03050190074025

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Abstract

Engeman is surely the only male alive who has succeeded in living for 6 months in the sheltered sanctuary of a nurses' residence. From this enviable experience he has emerged unscathed and brought with him into the outside world a book that should earn the plaudits of the whole medical profession in their dire need for nurse recruits.

Taking his gentle teenage reader by the hand, he leads her off on a guided tour through a gallery of delightful and informative pictures. He has captured every phase of the young nurse's development from the day she crosses the threshold of her new life to the day of that ultimate goal 3 years later, graduation. With superb photographs that combine the artist's skill with a real understanding of his subject, he has caught her in all phases of her work—in the classroom, in the laboratory, at the bedside, in the operating

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