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Author Norman, Elizabeth M.

Title Women at war : the story of fifty military nurses who served in Vietnam / Elizabeth M. Norman
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [1990]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 211 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, map
Series Studies in health, illness, and caregiving
Studies in health, illness, and caregiving.
Contents Volunteering for the Vietnam War -- Arriving in Vietnam -- The professional strains and moral dilemmas of Nursing in Vietnam -- Personal experiences in Vietnam -- The status of female military nurses in Vietnam -- Different experiences in the Army, Navy and Air Force Nurse Corps -- Factors associated with the year the nurse served in Vietnam -- Leaving Vietnam -- Homecoming -- The years since the War -- Coming to terms with the War: Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Lessons learned from the War -- Conclusions
Summary The Story of fifty military nurses who served in Vietnam
Analysis Vietnam
Wars Health services History
Notes "S.S. Repose Sanctuary."
Outgrowth of author's doctoral dissertation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-206) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Nurses -- United States.
Nurses -- Vietnam.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Medical care.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Women -- United States.
Military Nursing -- history.
Armed Conflicts.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 90034487
ISBN 081220297X (electronic bk.)
9780812202977 (electronic bk.)