Nursing Care and Context in Theresienstadt

  title={Nursing Care and Context in Theresienstadt},
  author={Barbara L. Brush},
  journal={Western Journal of Nursing Research},
  pages={860 - 871}
  • B. Brush
  • Published 1 December 2004
  • Political Science
  • Western Journal of Nursing Research
Over the past 5 years, nurses’roles as caregivers in ghettos and concentration camps during the Third Reich increasingly have become the subject of interest. Historians have focused particularly on the ethical dilemmas of caregiving practices that often deviated from normal care standards and situations. This article examines nurses and their work in one concentration camp, Theresienstadt, to demonstrate that even under the unique and horrible conditions of camp existence, contextual… 

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