Mrs. Dorotha Rae Edgeworth, R.N., B.S., daughter of Mrs. Katherine Rae, 143 Howard St., and the late Arthur Rae, has been appointed by the US Public Health Service as a consultant for the study of Progressive Patient Care at Grant Hospital of Chicago.
Associate director of Nursing at grant Hospital, Mrs. Edgeworth was among key personel who directed the conversion of the hospital to Progressive Patient Care during the spring and summer of 1959. The aim of this revolutionary type of patient care has been to reorganize the hospital into zones of the critically ill, the average patient and the ambulatory patient, and to provide the necessary degree of nursing care to each type of patient.
Mrs. Edgeworth is now recognized as a national authority on patterns of staff nursing for Progressive Patient Care programs.
As a consultant to the Public Health Service, Mrs. Edgeworth will lend advice and counsel to a pilate research study being made at Grant Hospital this summer. The study deals with the personel aspects involved in the conversion to and the operation of progressive patient care in a hospital.
Mrs. Edgeworth was graduated from Buffalo City Hospital, Buffalo, New York, where she received her R.N. degree and from the University of Buffalo where she received her B.S. in Nursing Education.
She was formerly and instructor in the Grant Hospital School of Nursing, and is the co-author of "Medical Microbiology for Nurses".
With her husband Thomas and her children, Tommy and Dorotha, Mrs. Edgeworth expects to spend a mid-August vacation with her mother in Waverly.
She has 5 generations of family who love her.
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