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Devices and Desires: Gender, Technology, and American Nursing

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Nursing and technology have been inexorably linked since the beginnings of trained nursing in the United States in the late nineteenth century. Whether or not they thought of the devices they used as technology, nurses have necessarily used a variety of tools, instruments, and machines--from thermometers to cardiac monitors--to appraise, treat, and comfort patients. Tracin ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published November 27th 2000 by University of North Carolina Press
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