Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 February 2014

176 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719090875

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Who Cared for the Carers?

A history of the occupational health of nurses, 1880-1948

Debbie Palmer

Published by Manchester University Press

Nursing History and Humanities MUP

  • Nurses' occupational health is a costly financial problem today and this book helps us to understand why
  • Offers new insight into the key themes of interest to historians of women's work, particularly class, gender and professionalisation
  • Reveals how 'nursing' affected the lives of ordinary men and women
  • The first book to examine the history of nurses' health

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