Death of Anna Bolger Helbling '26 erroneously reported in this issue. Corrected in Volume #74 Issue #2 July 1975.
[Article 74:1] Getting It Together: Coordinator for Continuing Care. — January 1975
Creator: Pfaff, Susan Pilliod
Direct nursing care is usually not enough. Most patients require continuing care, for which the resources of the community must be identified and used. Continuing care is this transition phase with the arrangement of care beyond the direct or acute phase. Using case studies, the writer describes how the continuing care at her hospital functions.
Rehabilitation nursing deals with the prevention, therapy, and maintenance aspects of acute and long term care. The article includes discussion of each aspect from the points of view of the patient, those at home, and the home itself.
[Article 74:1] The Rehabilitation Counselor: Another Factor in Total Patient Care. — January 1975
Creator: Sestak, Betty Jo Chicken
Role of the rehabilitation counselor who works with the physically, socially, or mentally disabled to restore the total person to maximum capacity, especially in the vocational and economic areas.
Update on progress in establishing the school of nursing within the new School of Health Sciences. Completed are the philosophy, framework and objectives bofre a "refinement" of all. Already applications are being received by both prospective students and interested faculty.
Story of the JH Nurses' Registry from founding in 1892 with support of JHNAA through 1946 when the association withdrew funding with JHNAA feeling that all nurses in Baltimore belong to a single RN Registry as set up in the city.
New techniques in care of neurosurgical patient, with particular emphasis on newer complex monitor-computer systems.
[Article 74:3] Components of a Nursing Program for Patients in Chronic Pain. — July 1975
Creator: Komoroski, Mary Christine
Work of relatively new Pain Treatment Center at JHH with bed capacity of 14 with long waiting list for admission. Discussion of nursing focus on inabilities of patient for self-care, with particular emphasis on patients' active participation in handling of pain relief.
A new radiological "first" is being used at JHH. The E.M.I. gives clear cross sections of the brain. The article discusses the concept of the E.M.I. and the ease with which it is used with no discomfort to the patient.