The Story Of Nursing In British Mental Hospitals

Pub Date : 2016-02-22 | Author : Niall McCrae | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781317812388
ISBN 13 : 1317812387

From their beginnings as the asylum attendants of the 19th century, mental health nurses have come a long way. This comprehensive volume is the first book in over twenty years to e..

A History Of Mental Health Nursing

Pub Date : 2000-10-01 | Author : Peter Nolan | Publisher : Nelson Thornes

ISBN 10 : 0748737219
ISBN 13 : 9780748737215

Psychiatric nursing is traced, in this book, from the role of keeper to mental-health nurse. The language of psychiatry includes lunacy, workhouses, asylums, moral defection, atten..

Mental Health Nursing

Pub Date : 2015 | Author : Anne Borsay | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780719096938
ISBN 13 : 0719096936

This book seeks to integrate the history of mental health nursing with the wider history of institutional and community care. It develops new research questions by drawing together..

The Story Of A Mental Hospital

Pub Date : 1996 | Author : David H. Clark | Publisher : Drake International Services

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015043269003
ISBN 13 :

"Current policies about 'care in the community' of the mentally ill, along with lurid accounts of abuses, have led to the impression that the old, custodial mental hospitals outsid..

An Introduction To The Social History Of Nursing

Pub Date : 2002-09-11 | Author : Robert Dingwall | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781134978700
ISBN 13 : 1134978707

In recent years the study of nursing history in Britain has been transformed by the application of concepts and methods from the social sciences to original sources. The myths and ..

A History Of Britain S Hospitals

Pub Date : 2005 | Author : G. Barry Carruthers | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105120927913
ISBN 13 :

"Hospital superbugs are nothing new. For centuries patients were more likely to die from an infection picked up in hospital than from their original disease. Indeed, hospitals used..

Henry S Demons

Pub Date : 2011-02-03 | Author : Patrick Cockburn | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781847377111
ISBN 13 : 1847377114

On a cold February day two months after his 20th birthday, Henry Cockburn waded into the Newhaven estuary outside Brighton and tried to swim across, almost drowning in the process...