A Text-book Of Nursing: For The Use Of Training Schools, Families, And Private Students
1. Clara S. Weeks Shaw (b.1857, d.1940)
2. William John Radford M.R.C.S
3. Edward Arnold & Co.
Clara S. Weeks-Shaw was the 1st American nurse to write a nursing textbook. First published in 1885, the book sold more than 100,000 copies by 1946 and underwent 3 editions and 58 printings. Clara S. Weeks-Shaw was a graduate of New York Hospital 1880, organized and served as a superintendent of the Paterson General Hospital nursing school in Paterson, NJ (1883–88).
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