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Author Gordon, Suzanne, 1945-
Title Nursing against the odds : how health care cost cutting, media stereotypes, and medical hubris undermine nurses and patient care / Suzanne Gordon
Imprint Ithaca, N.Y. : ILR Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2005
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Ethnology Library  RT86.5 .G67 2005    AVAILABLE    30520020677960
 Euro-Am 3F Western Mat.  610.73 G6588 2005    AVAILABLE  -  30500101478926
Descript xi, 489 p. ; 24 cm
Series The culture and politics of health care work
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 451-474) and index
pt. 1. Nurses and doctors at work -- 1. Manufacturing the dominant doctor -- 2. Designing the doctor-nurse game -- 3. The disruptive medical system -- 4. Fatal synergy -- 5. Making matters worse -- pt. 2. The media and nursing -- 6. Dropped from the picture -- 7. Missing from the news -- 8. Unavailable for comment -- pt. 3. Hospitals and nursing -- 9. Mangling care -- 10. The new nursing universe -- 11. Nurses on the ropes -- 12. No nurse left behind -- 13. Management by churn -- 14. Failure to rescue -- Conclusion : changing the odds
Subject Nursing -- Social aspects -- United States
Nursing -- United States -- Public opinion
Nurses -- United States -- Public opinion
Nurses -- United States -- Social conditions
Nurses in mass media
Nurse and physician
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