Medicine: Split Nurse Fees

Trained nurses in most communities earn $6 and keep per day. Last weekElnora E. Thomson of Portland, Ore., incoming president of the AmericanNurses’ Association, suggested to their convention in Milwaukee thatany patient who could not afford that much and yet did not want cheapward nursing, might put himself under one nurse’s care with two orthree other patients, who could split her charges. Some hospitals nowhave such small-group nursing.

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