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Notes on Nursing Summary
Florence Nightingale

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First published in 1860, "Notes on Nursing" is a guide on how to think like a nurse. The definition of nurse was much different than what it is today. Florence Nightingale's statistics show that there were two kinds of nurses. Domestic servants, who also took care of someone in the home and professional nurses, who worked in hospitals. Her statistics show that more than half of the nurses acting also as domestic servants ranged in age from five to twenty years old. One can imagine that a five-year-old could use any instruction available. Most of her instructions may seem common sense today, but were revolutionary then. The challenge to provide nursing service as she recommends remains as relevant today as it was then.

Miss Nightingale starts with the fact that at one point in everyone's life they will be in charge of taking care of a sick person. She...

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