'Nursing For Life' Book Written by Gael Knepfer Photographed by Carolyn Johns Published by Pan McMillan
This book explores the intense emotions and ethical conflicts of the nursing profession in the 1980's.
In this series of evocative essays, by Gael Knepfer, accompanied by Carolyn Johns 'outstanding photographs, Nursing For Life discloses some of the secrets about nurses and their role as the lynchpin in a multimillion dollar industry - an industry that struggles with the impact of AIDS, Old Age, Aboriginal Welfare, Psychiatry and Brain Death.
These are vital issues that concern us all in a society that is increasingly dependent on the stringent resources of Health Care Services.
Nursing For Life offers insights into the continuing debate on the role of the nurse as the unsung hero in the present system of modern medicine.