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How Nurses Can Improve Their Own Image

Sandy Summers and Harry Jacobs Summers

in Saving Lives: Why the Media's Portrayal of Nursing Puts Us All at Risk

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199337064
eISBN:
9780190221423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337064.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Nurses themselves must play the leading role in improving their image. Nurses should recognize that they have the power-and the responsibility-to foster change in their profession. They can start by ... More


How We Can All Improve Understanding of Nursing

Sandy Summers and Harry Jacobs Summers

in Saving Lives: Why the Media's Portrayal of Nursing Puts Us All at Risk

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199337064
eISBN:
9780190221423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337064.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Everyone-not just nurses-can take steps to improve understanding of nursing. These range from undertaking major public initiatives to reconsidering everyday speech. We should look closely at the role ... More


Yes, Doctor! No, Doctor!

Sandy Summers and Harry Jacobs Summers

in Saving Lives: Why the Media's Portrayal of Nursing Puts Us All at Risk

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199337064
eISBN:
9780190221423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337064.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Much of the media presents nurses as the faceless crew of a healthcare ship captained by charismatic physicians. But nursing is an autonomous profession. Nurses train and manage themselves. They have ... More


Who are Nurses and Where have they Gone?

Sandy Summers and Harry Jacobs Summers

in Saving Lives: Why the Media's Portrayal of Nursing Puts Us All at Risk

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199337064
eISBN:
9780190221423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337064.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Nursing is a distinct scientific field and an autonomous profession. Nurses follow a unique, holistic practice model that emphasizes preventive care and overall well-being. Virtually all US nurses ... More


Geriatric Care in Egypt

Thomas Boggatz

in Growing Old in Egypt: The Supply and Demand of Care for Older Persons

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774164552
eISBN:
9781617970412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164552.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Care for older persons forms an increasing segment of the Egyptian labor market. The critical question for older persons in Egypt is whether there are enough facilities to meet the demand for care. ... More


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