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Author Keeling, Arlene Wynbeek, 1948-

Title Nursing and the privilege of prescription, 1893-2000 / Arlene W. Keeling.

Imprint Columbus : Ohio State University Press, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  610.73 K248n 2007    ---  Available
Description xxv, 218 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Women, gender, and health
Women, gender, and health.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-205) and index.
Contents Midway between the pharmacist and the physician: the work of the Henry Street settlement visiting nurses, 1893-1944 -- Practicing medicine without a license? Nurse anesthetists, 1900-1938 -- Providing care in the "hoot owl hollers": nursing, medicine, and the law in the frontier nursing service, 1925-1950 -- My treatment was castor oil and aspirin: field nursing among the Navajo in the four corners region, 1925-1955 -- Verbal orders and hospital nursing: expanding nurses' scope of practice in the mid-twentieth century -- Nurse practitioners and the prescription pad, 1965-1980 -- Prescriptive authority for advanced practice nurses, 1980-2000.
Subject Nursing -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Drugs -- Prescribing -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Nursing Services -- history -- United States.
History, 19th Century -- United States.
History, 20th Century -- United States.
Nurse's Role -- history -- United States.
Prescriptions, Drug -- history -- United States.
ISBN 0814210503 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780814210505 (cloth : alk. paper)

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