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March 5, 1938

Nurses Handbook of Obstetrics

JAMA. 1938;110(10):762-763. doi:10.1001/jama.1938.02790100060030

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Miss Zabriskie has incorporated in this revised edition the newer phases of obstetric nursing. The author is eminently fitted by experience, accomplishments and sympathetic insight to write a nurses' handbook of obstetrics. She has been ably assisted by collaborators chosen for distinction in their special fields. Material selected from the leading and progressive maternity centers of the country makes the book a source of valuable information. The technics and procedures demonstrated are practical and reliable. Especially noteworthy are the many original photographs, anatomic drawings, illustrations, roentgenograms, graphs and vital statistics, which clarify the text and eliminate lengthy descriptions. Related subjects are grouped together in units, giving coherence and continuity to the whole and making it especially effective for teaching purposes. The brief orientation introducing each unit familiarizes the student with the aim and content of the course. The basic facts underlying the practice of good obstetrics are forcibly and clearly

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