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The nurse's guide, and family assistant : containing friendly cautions to those who are in health : with ample directions to nurses and others who attend the sick, women in child-bed, &c.

Johnson, Robert Wallace, 1719 or 1720-

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Also known as

Half-title: Nurse's guide, and family assistant, or companion for a sick chamber


Philadelphia : Published by Anthony Finley, north east corner of Chesnut and Fourth Streets ; A. Small, printer, 1819.


The second American edition corrected ; with an interesting appendix from "The Dublin Hospital Reports.".

Physical description

xii, 13-180 pages ; 16 cm


Half-title: The nurses guide, and family assistant; or Companion for a sick chamber

The first American edition was published in Philadelphia in 1804 under title: Friendly cautions to the heads of families

"Appendix. Additional instructions for the nurses of a fever hospital. ... from a medical report ... by J. Cheyne ... published in the first volume of the 'Dublin Hospital reports.'"--P. 169-180

Signatures: A-P⁶

Film 633 reel 57 is part of Research Publications Early American Medical Imprints collection (RP reel 57, no. 1075). DNLM

Publications note

Austin, R.B. Early Amer. medical imprints, 1075

Shaw & Shoemaker 48380

Reproduction note

Microfilm. [Bethesda, Md.] : National Library of Medicine, 1960. 1 microfilm reel : negative ; 35 mm



  • English

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Location of original

This material has been provided by the National Library of Medicine (U.S.), through the Medical Heritage Library. The original may be consulted at the National Library of Medicine (U.S.)

National Library of Medicine (U.S.)


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