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From Silence to Voice: What Nurses Know and Must Communicate to the Public 3ed

by Bernice Buresh and Suzanne Gordon ILR Press
Pub Date:
05/2013
ISBN:
9780801478734
Format:
Pbk 304 pages

To get the resources and respect they need, nurses have long had to be advocates for themselves and their profession, not just...

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Safety in Numbers: Nurse-to-Patient Ratios and the Future of Health Care

by Suzanne Gordon, John Buchanan and Tanya Bretherton ILR Press
Pub Date:
04/2008
ISBN:
9780801446832
Format:
Hbk 288 pages

Legally mandated nurse-to-patient ratios are one of the most controversial topics in health care today. Ratio advocates believe...

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When Chicken Soup Isn't Enough: Stories of Nurses Standing Up for Themselves, Their Patients, and Their Profession

by Suzanne Gordon ILR Press
Pub Date:
11/2011
ISBN:
9780801477508
Format:
Pb+ 272 pages

The reassuring bromides of 'chicken soup for the soul' provide little solace for nurses - and the people they serve - in real...

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Up In the Air: How Airlines Can Improve Performance by Engaging their Employees

by Greg J Bamber , Jody Hoffer Gittell, Thomas A Kochan and Andrew von Nordenflycht ILR Press
Pub Date:
01/2009
ISBN:
9780801447471
Format:
Hbk 240 pages

When both an industry's workers and its customers report high and rising frustration with the way they are being treated, something...

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Notes on Nightingale: The Influence and Legacy of a Nursing Icon

by Sioban Nelson and Anne Marie Rafferty ILR Press
Pub Date:
07/2010
ISBN:
9780801476112
Format:
Pb+ 184 pages

Florence Nightingale remains an inspiration to nurses around the world for her pioneering work treating wounded British soldiers...

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Caregiver: A Life With Alzheimer's

by Aaron Alterra ILR Press
Pub Date:
03/2008
ISBN:
9780801474347
Format:
Pbk 232 pages

“In this thoughtful and honest memoir, Alterra effectively impresses on the reader that the ‘primary physician’ is not the doctor...

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Nursing Against the Odds: How Health Care Cost Cutting, Media Stereotypes, and Medical Hubris Undermine Nurses and Patient Care

by Suzanne Gordon ILR Press
Pub Date:
03/2006
ISBN:
9780801472923
Format:
Pb+ 512 pages

In the United States and throughout the industrialized world, just as the population of older and sicker patients is about to...

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Walmart in China

by Anita Chan ILR Press
Pub Date:
11/2011
ISBN:
9780801477317
Format:
Pb+ 304 pages

Walmart and ''Made in China'' are practically synonymous; Walmart imports some 70 percent of its merchandise from China. Walmart...

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Code Green: Money-Driven Hospitals and the Dismantling of Nursing

by Dana Beth Weinberg ILR Press
Pub Date:
02/2004
ISBN:
9780801489198
Format:
Pb+ 240 pages

We are on the verge of the nation’s worst nursing shortage in history. Dedicated nurses are leaving hospitals in droves, and there...

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What Workers Say: Employee Voice in the Anglo-American Workplace

by Richard B Freeman, Peter Boxall and Peter Haynes ILR Press
Pub Date:
07/2007
ISBN:
9780801472817
Format:
Pb+ 256 pages

This book brings together research in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand to answer...

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Complexities of Care: Nursing Reconsidered

by Sioban Nelson (Editor) and Suzanne Gordon (Editor) ILR Press
Pub Date:
08/2006
ISBN:
9780801473227
Format:
Pb+ 224 pages

“Nursing, everyone believes, is the caring profession. Texts on caring line the walls of nursing schools and student shelves....

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First, Do Less Harm: Confronting the Inconvenient Problems of Patient Safety

by Ross Koppel and Suzanne Gordon ILR Press
Pub Date:
05/2012
ISBN:
9780801450778
Format:
Hbk 280 pages

Each year, hospital-acquired infections, prescribing and treatment errors, lost documents and test reports, communication failures,...

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Beyond the Checklist: What Else Health Care Can Learn from Aviation Teamwork and Safety

by Suzanne Gordon, Patrick Mendenhall and Bonnie Blair O'Connor ILR Press
Pub Date:
12/2012
ISBN:
9780801478291
Format:
Pb+ 272 pages

The U.S. healthcare system is now spending many millions of dollars to improve ''patient safety'' and “inter-professional practice.”...

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Inside Chronic Pain: An Intimate and Critical Account

by Lous Heshusius ILR Press
Pub Date:
09/2009
ISBN:
9780801447969
Format:
Hbk 200 pages

Chronic pain, which affects 70 million people in the United States alone - more than diabetes, cancer, and heart disease combined...

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Workplace Flexibility: Realigning 20th-Century Jobs for a 21st-Century Workforce

by Kathleen Christensen and Barbara Schneider ILR Press
Pub Date:
03/2010
ISBN:
9780801475856
Format:
Pb+ 424 pages

Although today's family has changed, the workplace has not - and the resulting one-size-fits-all workplace has become profoundly...

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