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Hospital Sisters and Their Duties

Eva C. E. Luckes

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218 pages. Dimensions: 8.4in. x 5.5in. x 0.6in.Eva Charlotte Ellis Lckes (1854-1919) was a pioneer of nursing training and friend of Florence Nightingale. In 1880, aged only twenty-six, she became Matron of the London Hospital, the largest hospital in England, a post she held until her death. During her time there she improved working conditions for the nurses and trained her own staff, recognising the importance of a knowledge of anatomy and physiology, but never losing sight of the primary duty of a nurse to care for a patients needs. She opposed proposals for the registration of nurses as she believed it would endorse lower standards of training than those she espoused. Her popular textbook for ward sisters was first published in 1896 and provides practical advice on ward and staff management and training of probationers, emphasising the importance of the sister as role model and mentor to her staff. This is the 1893 third edition. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781108053075

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Title: Hospital Sisters and Their Duties

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Binding: Paperback

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Eva Charlotte Ellis Lückes (1854-1919) was a pioneer of nursing training and friend of Florence Nightingale. In 1880, aged only twenty-six, she became Matron of the London Hospital, the largest hospital in England, a post she held until her death. During her time there she improved working conditions for the nurses and trained her own staff, recognising the importance of a knowledge of anatomy and physiology, but never losing sight of the primary duty of a nurse to care for a patient's needs. She opposed proposals for the registration of nurses as she believed it would endorse lower standards of training than those she espoused. Her popular textbook for ward sisters was first published in 1896 and provides practical advice on ward and staff management and training of probationers, emphasising the importance of the sister as role model and mentor to her staff. This is the 1893 third edition.

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Eva Charlotte Ellis Lückes (1854-1919) was a pioneer of nursing training and friend of Florence Nightingale. In 1880, aged twenty-six, she became Matron of the London Hospital, a post she held until her death. Her textbook for ward sisters was first published in 1886: this is the 1893 edition.

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