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- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Florence Nightingale is best remembered as a "ministering angel" who selflessly served wounded soldiers during the Crimean War, but her lasting achievements extend far past her service on the battlefield. Though geared toward younger readers, this biography of the founder of modern nursing presents a comprehensive look at Nightingale's... more...
- Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 25.05
Die jüdische Krankenschwester Rosa Bendit arbeitete als Angehörige der sog. "freiwilligen Krankenpflege" in den Kriegslazaretten des Ersten Weltkrieges. Ihr Einsatz, der drei Jahre dauern sollte, führte sie von Breisach an der französischen Grenze nach Serbien, Frankreich und wieder in den Osten nach Rumänien. Der Besonderheit ihres Tuns... more...
- Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 43.84
<P>Im Blickfeld dieser Untersuchung liegt die Darstellung des Pflegealltags der Etappenschwestern und -pfleger sowie ihre in den Kriegslazaretten gemachten Wahrnehmungen und Erfahrungen. Die freiwilligen Kräfte spielten eine wichtige Rolle bei der Versorgung der Verletzten. Die Schwestern und Pfleger erlebten, zusammen mit den Ärzten und dem... more...
- Jaypee Brothers Pvt. Ltd. 2005; US$ 75.00
This book provides expert guidance and advice on the diagnosis and management of the complete range of orthopaedic ailments, traumatic and non-traumatic Its illustrations provide visual images and help in easy recognition of various conditions This is the one book which is the bedside consulting volume for all practicing orthopaedic surgeons and trainees more...
- RAND Corporation 2013; US$ 9.95
War has always been a dangerous business, bringing injury, wounds, and death, and--until recently--often disease. What has changed over time, most dramatically in the last 150 or so years, is the care these casualties receive and who provides it. This book looks at the history of how humanity has cared for its war casualties and veterans, from ancient... more...
- Center for Strategic & International Studies 2013; US$ 39.99
This study endeavors to identify ground force options that are most important to the security of core U.S. interests in two key regions of the world: the Middle East and South Asia; and the Asia Pacific. It is meant to help the Department of Defense define future challenges risk as it relates to ground forces and identify and classify specific qualitative... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2009; US$ 14.95
U.S. Army First Aid Manual offers skills and knowledge necessary for many life-threatening situations, with an emphasis on treating oneself and aiding others?of use to soldiers in the field, to outdoorsmen, or to anyone who may find themselves in a dangerous situation without a medical professional on-hand. This is the official manual for treating... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2011; US$ 22.50
In this first history of the military ambulance, historian John S. Haller Jr. documents the development of medical technologies for treating and transporting wounded soldiers on the battlefield. Noting that the word ambulance has been used to refer to both a mobile medical support system and a mode of transport, Haller takes readers back to... more...
- Pen and Sword 1990; US$ 13.99
This history of the QARANC records the role that nursing has played in the army from the 17th century until the present day. The author describes the rise of the early army nursing organizations and the genesis of QARANC. Her picture of Florence Nightingale is revealing in that it puts aside the conventional myths and shows us a woman of powerful influence... more...
- University of Tennessee Press 2014; US$ 64.00
Army chaplains have long played an integral part in America?s armed forces. In addition to conducting chapel activities on military installations and providing moral and spiritual support on the battlefield, they conduct memorial services for fallen soldiers, minister to survivors, offer counsel on everything from troubled marriages to military... more...