Florence Nightingale: Extending Nursing: Collected Works of by Lynn McDonald

By Lynn McDonald

even though Florence Nightingale is known as a nurse, her lifetime’s writing on nursing and to nurses is scarcely recognized within the occupation. Nursing professors are inclined to “look to the longer term, to not the past,” and sometimes forget about her or depend on defective secondary assets.

quantity 12 similar the founding of her college at St Thomas’ medical institution and her assistance of its educating for the remainder of her lifestyles. quantity thirteen, Extending Nursing, relates the advent education and criteria open air St Thomas’, starting with London hospitals and others in Britain, by means of hospitals in Europe, the United States, Australia and Canada. additionally awarded is fabric on paintings in India, Japan and China. The problem of elevating criteria within the tricky workhouse infirmaries is said, as is Nightingale’s fostering of district nursing. A chronology during this quantity presents a handy evaluation of Nightingales paintings on nursing from 1860 to 1900. either volumes provide biographical sketches of key nursing leaders.

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