The High Price of Health
Where Have All the Nurses Gone?

In Your Own Words
Here is nurses' own feedback on how the work they love--the nurturing side of nursing--is vanishing. And why patient care is being jeopardized.

Where Have All the Nurses Gone?
This '96 survey of nurses' views, the largest ever done, summarizes the effects downsizing, restructuring and the use of unlicensed personnel are having on the quality of nursing care and nurses' work life.

The Tapestry of Care
Suzanne Gordon wrote a 1997 book on nurses' vital "life support role" in health care. She reports on the reaction to her book and how a profit-driven health system continues to erode nursing care.


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