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More Moments in Time

Images of Exemplary Nursing

Within most disciplines, there are those who are recognized by their colleagues as being exceptionally competent practitioners. These individuals do their work in such a remarkable way as to become a model for others. This book is base on a study of the beliefs, actions, and interactions of a group of extraordinary oncology nurses-the people their peers would choose to have care for them if they were diagnosed with cancer.

Perry’s weaving of interviewee’s stories and her own field notes and poetry creates a very personal perspective on nursing that leaves the reader with a greater understanding of the experience, and rewards, of caring for others.


224 pages


Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Power and Promise of Exemplary Nursing Care

Chapter 2: The Multi-layered Landscape

Chapter 3: The Dialogue of Silence

Chapter 4: Mutual Touch

Chapter 5: Sharing the Lighter Side of Life

Chapter 6: The Effects of Exemplary Nursing Care Connecting

Chapter 7: Lessons Learned

Appendix

References

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