Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities


A – J

Arpan K. Banerjee
Book review: Ethel Gordon Fenwick: Nursing Reformer and the First Registered Nurse

Carol Battaglia
To Nurse – Hospital Halls – Breath – and more

Erin Brady
Letters to Dad

Jeanne Bryner and Nora Mazur
Moments in nursing
Learning to heal

Nancy Burke
I can take care of myself – if you teach me how!

Elizabeth Cambier
Simple gestures: a nursing student’s journey through the ICU

Karen J. Egenes
Nursing during the US Civil War: a movement toward the professionalization of nursing

Kristen Erickson
My mom’s death

Stephanie Ezell
Heartland down

Howard Fischer
Book review: The Black Angels: The Untold Story of the Nurses Who Helped Cure Tuberculosis
Nurse Helen Repa takes charge in a disaster SPR ’24

Judith Frei
From the grotesque to the sublime: innovations in nursing education

Geraldine Gorman
Desert blooms
Maximum security kindness or the public health nurse accrues her CEU’s

Frederic Grannis
Doris Unland: surgical nurse extraordinaire

K – P

Mathew Kinsella
Sunday Sally Rose

Victorina T. Malones
Seven reasons why nurses want to leave their job
The realities of being a millennial nurse leader

Mat Matteson & Geraldine Gorman
Nursing diagnose

Laura Monahan
Her name was Krystal

Frederick John O’Dell
Matron Charlotte Evelyn Nelson (1938–1954) and her portrait by Alice Burton

Denise Pasieka
Oppression in nursing practice

Solomon Posen
The male nurse in literature

Drita Puharić
A coffee many years later

R – Z

Abigail Richardson
Florence Nightingale

Nora Salisbury
Balancing empathy

Mariella Scerri
Is Mary Seacole the new mother of nursing?
“A Veritable Angel of Mercy”: the sardonic representation of Nurse Ratched in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Christopher J. Schayer
The boy with the fedora

Anand Raja Devaraj Sushama
Sister Kenny: the forgotten Nightingale

Rebecca Singer
Dressing the General

Lynda Slimmer
Portrait of nursing

Carolyn Hope Smeltzer
A cultural immersion from a nursing perspective

Shirley Stephenson
Medicine and culture: on becoming a nurse

Isabelle J. St. John
The art of nursing

Laura Anne White
Birthday party


The Attentive Nurse
Florence Nightingale, The Lady with the Lamp
Saint Elisabeth, a saintly nurse
Nurse reading
The unity of nurses
Pediatric nurse
Nurse dressing a wounded soldier during World War I
Nurse brings in the meal for a convalescing patient
Operating room nurses
Four nurses caring for one patient
Florence Nightingale at Scutari
Sarah Gamp: Precursor of the nursing profession