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Frontier Nursing Service, Inc

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Works: 101 works in 170 publications in 2 languages and 5,185 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  History  Handbooks and manuals  Biography 
Classifications: RT1, 610.7306
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Quarterly bulletin of the Frontier Nursing Service, Inc by Inc Frontier Nursing Service( )

in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medical directives for the use of the nursing staff of the Frontier Nursing Service, Incorporated : general medical section, midwifery section, family planning section by Inc Frontier Nursing Service( Book )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1975 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty years onward : Frontier Nursing Service, incorporated, 1925-1955 by Inc Frontier Nursing Service( Book )

2 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Forgotten frontier( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary about Marvin Breckinridge's 1930 film of her cousin Mary Breckinridge, who founded the Frontier Nursing Service in 1925 to bring adequate health care to remote areas of Kentucky. This unique and historically valuable film depicts the important medical aid provided during this time. The Service provided child hygiene, midwifery, sick nursing, medical care, dentistry, public health, and emergency surgery for poor, mountain people. The film shows patients' and nurses' cabins, children, the town, and gives flavor of their lives, language, and problems. Scenes include: nurses crossing river at night in ice and snow on horseback to deliver babies, nurses innoculating townsfolk at a one-room school, nurses and men making a stretcher in the forest and walking 7 hours carrying a man with a gunshot wound to a hospital. Incorporates the original silent footage with narrative by Marvin Breckinridge, and brief biographical information
The Road( Visual )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records the work of the Frontier Nursing Service with mountain people of Kentucky. Interviews with the patients, some accompanied by indigenous music, help to provide insight into the Appalachian character as well as the dedication of the nursing profession
Medical routine for the use of the Frontier Nursing Service, incorporated by Inc Frontier Nursing Service( Book )

2 editions published between 1930 and 1936 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medical directives of the Frontier Nursing Service : for nurse practitioners and nurse-midwives( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frontier Nursing Service quarterly bulletin by Inc Frontier Nursing Service( )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frontier Nursing Service, Incorporated : a demonstration in family centered primary health care by Inc Frontier Nursing Service( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The forgotten frontier by Mary Marvin Breckinridge Patterson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1931 and 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an unique and historically valuable film depicting the important medical aid that the Frontier Nursing Service provided in the Appalachian region of Kentucky. The Service provided child hygiene, midwifery, sick nursing, medical care, dentistry, public health, and emergency surgery for poor, mountain people. Film shows patients' and nurses' cabins, children, town, and gives flavor of their lives, language, and problems. Scenes include: nurses crossing river at night in ice and snow on horseback to deliver babies, nurses innoculating townsfolk at one-room school, nurses and men making a strecher in forest and walking 7 hours carrying a man with gunshot wound to hospital, steam trains, etc. Exterior of Wendover headquarters, Frontier Nursing Service Hospital, etc. Paper file contains film production details
Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing, Hyden, Ky., 1976 by Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Routine for the use of the Frontier Nursing Service, incorporated by Inc Frontier Nursing Service( Book )

1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frontier Nursing Service, Incorporated, 1966-1967 by Inc Frontier Nursing Service( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frontier Nursing Service primer( Book )

2 editions published between 1932 and 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frontier Graduate School of Midwifery, Hyden, Kentucky by Ky.) Frontier Graduate School of Midwifery (Hyden( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For mother and child( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Medical directives for the use of the family nurse & midwifery staff of the Frontier Nursing Service Incorporated : family nursing section ; midwifery section by Inc Frontier Nursing Service( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

by Inc Frontier Nursing Service( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Medical routine for the use of the nursing staff by Inc Frontier Nursing Service( Book )

1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The home front( Book )

1 edition published in 1942 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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English (102)

Chinese (1)

Covers
Wide neighborhoods; a story of the Frontier Nursing ServiceMary Breckinridge : the Frontier Nursing Service & rural health in AppalachiaNurses on horsebackThe Frontier Nursing Service : America's first rural nurse-midwife service and school