Public health nursing legacy. Historical practical wisdom.

  title={Public health nursing legacy. Historical practical wisdom.},
  author={J V Zerwekh},
  journal={Nursing & health care : official publication of the National League for Nursing},
  volume={13 2},
  • J V Zerwekh
  • Published 1992 in
    Nursing & health care : official publication of…
The author uses an anecdotal style to convey the practical knowledge shown by public health nurses since the days of Lillian Wald on New York City's Henry Street in the 1890s. Public health nurses have had to work with high-risk families--a fact that often requires a common-sense approach.