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NUNEZ DEL CASTILLO, María de las Mercedes; VIZCAYA MORENO, M. Flores  and  PEREZ CANAVERAS, Rosa M.. Management of nursing care in the San Juan de Dios hospital in Alicante: about three unpublished documentary sources of century XVIII. Enferm. glob. [online]. 2016, vol.15, n.41, pp.410-422. ISSN 1695-6141.

It is proposed as the main objective to display and analyse three unpublished documentary sources of the eighteenth century, located in the Municipal Archives of Sant Joan d'Alacant (Spain). These historic documents provide information on nursing management, held at the San Juan de Dios Hospital in Alicante. Three documentary sources are transcribed and analysed: 1) a sworn statement of Fray Joseph Martinez Maza, dating between 1710 and 1718; 2) a royal privilege of His Majesty in order to repay the amount of 120 pounds and others. Given at January 23, 1794, in favour of the convent hospital NP San Juan de Dios city of Alicante, and 3) a form to comply with the order of the Papal Nuncio of His Holiness relating to income taxes, alms and other inputs, with healing the poor, sick, under books cash document dating between 1748 and 1760.

Keywords : Hospital management; Nursing; San Juan de Dios; documentary sources; history; XVIII century.

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