Florence Nightingale on hospital reform by Florence Nightingale

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Europe.,
  • England,
  • England.

Subjects:

  • Hospitals -- Europe.,
  • Hospitals -- Design and construction.,
  • Mothers -- England -- Mortality.,
  • Mothers -- England -- Mortality -- Statistics.,
  • Midwives -- Education -- England.,
  • Hospital Administration -- history -- England.,
  • Hospital Design and Construction -- history -- England.,
  • Labor Complications -- mortality -- England.,
  • Nurse Midwives -- education -- England.

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Statementedited with an introduction by Charles E. Rosenberg.
SeriesMedical care in the United States
ContributionsRosenberg, Charles E., Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA963 .N5 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 187, xiv, 110 p. :
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2035222M
ISBN 100824083407
LC Control Number88011311

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She used medical statistics to reveal the nature of infection in hospitals and on the battlefield. Moreover, Nightingale marshaled data and evidence to establish guidelines for health care.

Nightingale’s influence on modern healthcare is so great that even today, nurses say the “Nightingale Pledge” during their pinning ceremony at the end of their training. Nightingale also pioneered reform in hospital administration. She published more than books about hospital planning and organization to improve healthcare standards.

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Florence Nightingale, soon after the Crimean War (–), became the leading hospital reformer. She was not the first to take on the cause, but she did by far the most to effect change.

Preceding her was Dr. John Roberton who began to give papers on hospital reform to the Manchester Statistical Society in This week marks years since Florence Nightingale’s birth and due to the world’s current climate it is a more important time than ever to commemorate her life and contributions towards the advancement of healthcare and medicine, write Millie and Keomi in Year First published inthis short work was developed by nursing pioneer Florence Nightingale for use at her training school in England, but it is meant for anyone entrusted with the well-being of.

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Florence Nightingale on Hospital Reform. New York: Garland Publishing, Inc. This reproduction of Nightingale’s Notes on Hospitals (3rd ed.) and Introductory Notes on Lying-In Institutions is part of the series “Medical Care in the United States: The Debate Before ”.

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