Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities


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

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

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

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