Florence Nightingale : the Nightingale School /

Although Florence Nightingale is famous as a nurse, her lifetime's writing on nursing is scarcely known in the profession. Nursing professors tend to "look to the future, not to the past," and often ignore her or rely on faulty secondary sources. Nightingale's work on nursing is...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910.
Other Authors: McDonald, Lynn, 1940-
Format: eBook
Published: Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfred Laurier University Press, ©2009.
Series:Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910. Works. 2001 ; v. 12.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Florence Nightingale: A Precis of Her Life
  • Key to Editing
  • Nightingale's Preparation for Nursing
  • Nightingale School in Operation
  • State Registration of Nurses
  • Notes on Nursing: What It Is, and What It Is Not
  • 1. Ventilation and Warming
  • 2. Health of Houses
  • 3. Petty Management
  • 4. Noise
  • 5. Variety
  • 6. Taking Food
  • 7. What Food?
  • 8. Bed and Bedding
  • 9. Light
  • 10. Cleanliness of Rooms and Walls
  • 11. Personal Cleanliness
  • 12. Chattering Hopes and Advices
  • 13. Observation of the Sick
  • Supplementary Chapter: What Is a Nurse?
  • Convalescence
  • Children in London
  • Note Upon Some Errors in Novels
  • Method of Polishing Floors
  • Note Upon Employment of Women
  • Note as to the Number of Women Employed
  • As Nurses in Great Britain
  • "Nurses, Training of," and "Nursing the Sick," in Quain's Dictionary of Medicine
  • Florence Nightingale's Addresses to Nurses
  • Appendix A. Biographical Sketches
  • Appendix B. Regulations and Application, Nightingale School
  • Appendix C. Nightingale School Probationers.