"That’s little query in all probability probably the most very important work on military nursing recorded since Florence Nightingale wrote her Notes on Nursing. You undoubtedly have to have this book in your private bookshelf."–Society of Air Drive Nurses (SAFN) Publication
"This book speaks to the facility, expertise, professionalism, and willpower of US military nurses, clearly determining them as unsung heroes of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars….Advisable."–Choice: Current Evaluations for Instructional Libraries
"Nurses in War embodies the core values of each of the military suppliers and is a personal testament to the integrity, excellence, selflessness, devotion to obligation, braveness, and dedication that exemplifies military nursing…This book should be in every nurse's personal library. It has a correctly-deserved place of honor in my very personal nursing literature assortment."
Brigadier Primary Linda J. Stierle (Retired)
United States Air Drive
"Because of Beth Scannell-Desch and Mary Ellen Doherty for documenting this necessary interval of nursing historic previous. It is a true primary, deserving a excellent place in your library."
Lucille A. Joel, RN, EdD, FAAN
Professor, Rutgers Faculty of Nursing
Former President, American Nurses Affiliation
Former First Vice-President, Worldwide Council of Nurses (ICN)
"Extremely efficient, poignant, riveting account of nurses in battle…This book captures the palpable essence of what it is want to reside and work in Iraq and Afghanistan as a military nurse by means of the current wars. Based mostly totally on three evaluation analysis, this book reads like a novel. The reader will rise up shut to these 37 nurses as they appear after casualties in battle assist hospitals, on medevac plane, and on forward surgical groups. You’ll actually really feel the pressure as mortars fall in hospital compounds. You’ll hear the sound of helicopters ferrying victims. You probably can actually really feel the adrenaline rush as nurses reply to mass casualties in the emergency room or triage area as they battle to save the lives of troopers, native villagers, and kids caught in the chaos of warfare. This book is a ought to-study."
Wendy C. Budin, PhD, RN-BC, FACCE, FAAN
Director of Nursing Evaluation at NYU Langone Medical Center, NY
Adjunct Professor, NYU Faculty of Nursing
President-Elect, Japanese Nursing Evaluation Society
Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Perinatal Education
This distinctive amount presents the experience of 37 U.S. military nurses despatched to the Iraq and Afghanistan theaters of warfare to take care of the injured and dying. The personal and professional challenges they confronted, the difficulties they endured, the dangers they overcame, and the outcomes they grappled with are vividly described from deployment to discharge. In mobile surgical topic hospitals and fast-forward groups, detainee care amenities, base and metropolis hospitals, medevac plane, and aeromedical staging fashions, these nurses cared for his or her victims with compassion, acumen, and inventiveness. And as soon as they returned home, they dealt with their experience as they could.
The textual content material is cut up into thematic chapters on essential factors: how the nurses separated from their households and the uncertainties they confronted in doing so; their response to horrific accidents that combatants, civilians and kids suffered; working and dwelling in Iraq and Afghanistan for extended durations; personal properly being factors; and what it meant to take care of enemy insurgents and detainees. Moreover talked about is how the experience enhanced their medical experience, why their adjustment to civilian life was so troublesome, and the best way the wrestle modified them as nurses, residents, and different individuals.Key Choices:
Describes verbatim the experiences of 37 nurses in two brutal, chaotic theaters of warOffers poignant encounters with patientsIncludes suggestion, readability, and courses found about nursing in warOffers a women's nicely being perspective on working and dwelling in a wrestle zoneDemonstrates the dedication, expertise, and spirit of military nurses