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Orthopedic Problems of Older People

Newton Kathleen R.N.
AJN The American Journal of Nursing: August 1948

Nursing care of geriatric patients with orthopedic conditions presents a real challenge to the nurse

Miss Newton (University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle; B.S. University of Washington) is on the staff of the National League of Nursing Education as assistant consultant in orthopedic nursing with the Joint Orthopedic Nursing Advisory Service.

This article has been reviewed by Murray B. Ferderber, M.D., of Pittsburgh, a specialist in physical medicine, and by John R. Cobb, M.D., of New York City, specialist in orthopedic surgery.

Reprints of this article are available from the Joint Orthopedic Nursing Advisory Service, 1790 Broadway, New York 19, N.Y. Price 10 cents.

© Lippincott-Raven Publishers.