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11 edition of Mary Breckinridge found in the catalog.

Mary Breckinridge

the Frontier Nursing Service & rural health in Appalachia

by Melanie Beals Goan

  • 260 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Breckinridge, Mary, -- 1881-1965,
  • Breckinridge, Mary, -- 1881-1965,
  • Frontier Nursing Service, Inc,
  • Nurses -- Appalachian Region -- Biography -- History,
  • Nurses -- Appalachian Region -- Biography,
  • History, 20th Century -- Appalachian Region,
  • Nursing Services -- history -- Appalachian Region,
  • Rural Health Services -- history -- Appalachian Region

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMelanie Beals Goan.
    GenreBiography, Biography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRT37.B72 G63 2008
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Paginationxi, 348 p.
    Number of Pages348
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16897211M
    ISBN 100807832111
    ISBN 109780807832110
    LC Control Number2007049300


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The book provides a much larger picture than just that of Mary Breckinridge and the FNS. Rather - it provides an insight into the era in which Breckinridge lived and challenges she faced as a women in the s.

Would certainly recommend the book to anyone interested in the historical background of by: This book “Mary Breckinridge: The Frontier Nursing Service and Rural Health in Appalachia” was published in As for Hillbilly Elegy, I would suggest two other books in counterpoint: “Ramp Hollow: The Ordeal of Appalachia” by Steven Stoll, and “What You Are /5.

Wide Neighborhoods is the autobiography of Mary Breckinridge, the remarkable founder of the Frontier Nursing Service. It is equally the story of the unique organization she founded in the mountains of Eastern Kentucky in ―the Frontier Nursing by: Mary Breckinridge, American nurse-midwife whose establishment of neonatal and childhood medical care systems in the United States dramatically reduced mortality rates of mothers and infants.

In she founded the Frontier Nursing Service in Kentucky. Learn more about Breckinridge’s life and career. Mary Breckinridge was the driving force behind rural health-care in America as well as the development of nurse midwives.

Her family was a politically prominent one. She was born Februin Memphis, Tennessee, one of four children of Katherine Carson and Clifton Rhodes Breckinridge. In Mary Breckinridge () founded the Frontier Nursing Service (FNS), a public health organization in eastern Kentucky providing nurses on horseback to reach families who otherwise would not receive health care.

Through this public health organization, she introduced nurse-midwifery to the United States and created a highly successful, cost-effective model for rural health care. Mary Breckinridge was the nation’s foremost pioneer in the development of American midwifery and the provision of care to the nation’s rural areas as founder of the Frontier Nursing Service.

Breckinridge, descendant of a distinguished family that included a U.S. vice president and a Congressman and diplomat, lost her first husband and two children to.

Mary Breckinridge was the eldest daughter and the second of 4 children of an illustrious family. She was born on Februin Memphis, Tenn. Her father, Clifton Rodes Breckinridge (), was a cotton planter and US representative from : Marc A.

Shampo, Robert A. Kyle. Mary Carson Breckinridge, the second of four children, was born in to a wealthy southern family in Memphis, Tennessee. Her family was very influential in the government; her grandfather was the Vice-President of the United States under President Buchanan, and her father was a congressman and the U.S.

Ambassador to Russia. Mary Breckinridge, born in to an influential Kentucky family, enjoyed a privileged childhood and education in the U.S. and Europe. Her father was the U.S. ambassador to Czar Nicholas II of Russia from to InBreckinridge was widowed at age Mary Marvin Breckinridge Patterson (October 2, – Decem ) (Marvin Breckinridge Patterson, or Marvin Breckinridge), was an American photojournalist, cinematographer, and used her middle name, Marvin, both professionally and personally to distinguish herself from her cousin Mary Breckinridge (founder of the Frontier Nursing Service) and to avoid the.

Publisher: UNC Press Books ISBN: X Size: MB Format: PDF, Mobi View: Get Books In Mary Breckinridge () founded the Frontier Nursing Service (FNS), a public health organization in eastern Kentucky providing nurses on horseback to reach families who otherwise would not receive health care.

The bedroom of Mr. Clifton Rodes Breckinridge (Mary Breckinridge’s father) from Fit for a queen with an antique dresser from the late ’s, a large cedar-lined Mary Breckinridge book, a great view of the Middle Fork of the Kentucky River, and an attached sitting porch furnished with comfortable recliner chairs.

Mary Breckinridge was an early leader in this.” Virtual Simulations to Address Rural Healthcare Issues Dr. Foster adds that American Sentinel University has a virtual simulation called Sentinel World® that exposes students in its programs to.

Mary Breckinridge's account of her life's events that she felt led her to create her wonderful and important Frontier Nursing Service, which also led to the creation of the Frontier Nursing University, contains fun and sad tales of the world during her time of growing up and becoming a woman and a nurse midwife that influences a whole region's health/5.

In Mary Breckinridge () founded the Frontier Nursing Service (FNS), a public health organization in eastern Kentucky providing nurses on horseback to reach families who otherwise would not receive health care.

Through this public health organization, she introduced nurse-midwifery to the United States and created a highly. HYDEN, Ky.

(WYMT) - The removal of an old stained glass window from a chapel on Frontier Nursing University’s campus is causing an uproar. InMary Breckinridge founded Frontier Nursing. Online retailer of specialist medical books, we also stock books focusing on veterinary medicine.

Order your resources today from Wisepress, your medical bookshop. Mary Breckinridge’s genteel background was worlds away from impoverished Appalachia. Born in Memphis inshe was the granddaughter of Kentucky’s own John C. Breckinridge—vice president to James Buchanan, presidential contender, Confederate general.

Mary Breckinridge was born in Memphis, Tenn., to one of America’s most illustrious families. Her father, Clifton Breckinridge, served in Congress and as the U.S. ambassador to the court of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia.

Her childhood included travel, private tutors and finishing school. Read "Mary Breckinridge The Frontier Nursing Service and Rural Health in Appalachia" by Melanie Beals Goan available from Rakuten Kobo.

In Mary Breckinridge () founded the Frontier Nursing Service (FNS), a public health organization in easter Brand: The University of North Carolina Press. In Mary Breckinridge organized the Kentucky Committee for Mothers and Babies, renamed the Frontier Nursing Service (FNS).

Born to an affluent family, Breckinridge grew up in Washington, D.C. and St. Petersburg, Russia, and was educated at private schools in Switzerland and Connecticut.

Mary Breckinridge was born on Febru in Memphis, TN of an aristocratic southern family. She was the granddaughter of John Breckinridge who served as the Vice President of the United States under President James Buchanan and was later a General for the Confederate Army and Secretary of War for the Confederate States, and the daughter.

Mary Breckinridge – a Woman with a Vision by Ann H. Gabhart, In These Healing Hills, my first book with this inspiring Frontier Nursing history, my main character was a nurse midwife who did ride up into the mountain and provide prenatal care and deliver babies. Synopsis In Mary Breckinridge () founded the Frontier Nursing Service (FNS), a public health organization in eastern Kentucky providing nurses on horseback to reach families who otherwise would not receive health care.

This piece first ran on HerKentucky in March In honor of Nurses Appreciation Week, HerKentucky would like to thank all of the pioneers like Mary Breckinridge who established quality nursing care in the Commonwealth.

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Riding out on horseback, the FNS nurse-midwives, the first of their profession in this country, proved that high mortality rates and malnutrition need not be the norm in Brand: University Press of Kentucky.

Mary Breckenridge’s father was the U. S ambassador to Czar Nicholas II of Russia. By the time Mary Breckenridge was 26 years old she had become widowed, as well as losing both of her children at an early age. At this time Mary Breckenridge has decided to dedicate her life in improving the health of women and children.

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