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My Grandfather's Unpublished Manuscript

Krapohl, Greta PhD, RN

AJN, American Journal of Nursing: August 2012 - Volume 112 - Issue 8 - p 45–50
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000418098.23693.e9
Feature Articles

A glimpse into nursing's past may provide a prescription for its future.

A nurse discovers a manuscript that her grandfather—a 1929 nursing school graduate—wrote in the late 1960s, a time when men's voices in nursing were virtually silent.

Greta Krapohl is the operations director for the Michigan Surgical Quality Collaborative in Ann Arbor. She acknowledges Richard Redman, PhD, RN, Christine Feak, PhD, Bradley White, PhD, and Margaret Baker, PhD, for their review and recommendations during the writing of this article. Contact author: krapohlg@umich.edu. The author has disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.