Tales from Kentucky nurses / William Lynwood Montell.Material type: TextPublisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2015Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780813160733; 0813160731; 9780813160726; 0813160723; 1322575045; 9781322575049.Subject(s): Nursing -- Kentucky -- History -- Anecdotes | Nurses -- Kentucky -- Biography -- AnecdotesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Tales from Kentucky Nurses.DDC classification: 610.73092/2769 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Introduction -- The Frontier Nursing Service -- Emergency room episodes -- Baby births -- Humorous accounts -- Patient misbehavior -- Inspirational tales -- Nursing training and career memories -- Doctors and nurse interns -- Various types of stories -- Governmental and business issues -- Medications in earlier times -- Conclusion -- Biographies of storytellers -- Index of stories by county, other states, and countries.
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From frontier times to the present day, Kentucky nurses have served with intelligence and energy, always ensuring that their patients received the best available care. Noted folklorist and oral historian William Lynwood Montell collects nearly two hundred stories from these hard-working men and women in Tales from Kentucky Nurses. From humorous anecdotes to spine-chilling coincidences, tragic circumstances, and heartwarming encounters, the tales in this lively volume are recorded exactly as they were told to Montell.Covering medical practice in the state from the early twentieth century throu.