Medicine: R.N.s

If every man, woman and child in the U. S. were sick enough to need, and rich enough to employ, a private nurse at least one day each year, the 350,000 graduate nurses (R. N.s) would have steady year-round work. But there is by no means enough private nursing to go around. Last week the graduate nurses of the land set out to compel hospitals to hire them in place of student nurses. With no use for student nurses, hospitals would then have to discontinue their nursing schools. That, in turn, would compel the...

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