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Policy and Politics in Nursing and Health Care

3.13  ·  Rating Details ·  63 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
The powerhouse author team of Diana J. Mason, Judith K. Leavitt, and Mary W. Chaffee has put together a textbook filled with insights from well-known nurses and policy makers. This new edition combines scholarly analysis and first-hand narratives from the field to ensure a well-rounded understanding of important issues. This resource cultivates the development of valuable ...more
Paperback, Fifth Edition, 1066 pages
Published October 1st 2006 by W.B. Saunders Company (first published July 31st 1998)
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Laura Compton
Feb 05, 2012 Laura Compton rated it it was ok
I find it hard to take this book seriously. Any scholarly content is obscured by the fact that the authors use Dictionary.com as a cited resource, and frequently refer to the last edition of this textbook as a reference.

And while I'm personally (mostly) in favor of the new healthcare legislation, the authors have really drunk the Kool-Aid. This is unfortunate because a good portion of that legislation is being disputed by states and will likely be repealed in the next year or two - which will r
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Tiffany Schnakenberg
This was abook required for one of my courses, thought it would be dry and that I would find it hard to stay involved. I actually enjoyed reading through it, not for everyone but for professional nurses..a must read!
Stephanie
Dec 13, 2011 Stephanie rated it did not like it
Totally slanted view of how ObamaCare is going to save the world. A waste of money for "required" book for school (Masters Program for Nurse Practitioner). I made it through about 10 pages before becoming nauseated
Jenna Meredith
Dec 31, 2011 Jenna Meredith rated it it was amazing
Insanely awesome resource on health policy and politics - and I have a signed copy :-)
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Apr 25, 2013 Christine rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Some chapters were better than others. Glad to be done.
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