Paterson and Zderad

Humanistic Nursing

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Josephine Paterson and Loretta Zderad


Humanistic Nursing


Being and Becoming



Humanistic Nursing Theory



Josephine Paterson and Loretta Zderad have regained ownership of the copyright on their classic book “Humanistic Nursing.”


Continuing their efforts on behalf of nurses world-wide they offer their book complete in e-text form as a free download through the below link.


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For information on the sequel to this classic work—keeping with the idea of making things better for nurses --


Human Centered Nursing: The Foundation of Quality Care


By Susan Kleiman, PhD, RN, CS, NPP



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