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Florence Nightingale on Women, Medicine, Midwifery and Prostitution

Collected Works of Florence Nightingale, Volume 8 (CWFN)

by Lynn McDonald

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Published by Wilfrid Laurier University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Essays, journals, letters & other prose works,
  • Nursing,
  • Social history,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Social Science / Women"s Studies,
  • Women,
  • 19th century,
  • Great Britain,
  • Social conditions,
  • Women"s health services,
  • Women"s hospitals

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages1112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8212784M
    ISBN 100889204667
    ISBN 109780889204669

    Of course there Medicine many other measures that had to be taken to get the rates of puerperal fever down, but this was a simple and effective one, and could have helped considerably. Important personalities are accorded short biographies. Its director, Armand Husson, commissioned the study, vigorously conducted by Dr Le Fort, who spent a great deal of time in London collecting comparative data, as well as amassing data from most European cities, including Vienna. Nobody discredited her accomplishments that followed after the war, however, one of which was perfecting the nursing role for women.

    HMSO: London, pp. Florence was stubborn, opinionated and forthright but she had to be those things in order to achieve all that she did. Crochard: Paris. She had access to people in high places and she used it to get things done.

    She recorded that "Clarkey" was a stimulating hostess who did not care for her appearance, and while her ideas did not always agree with those of her guests, "she was incapable of boring anyone. She had served as a manager of nurses who she had personally trained. She was born in Florence, Italy, in and brought up in England. Contributors: Florence Nightingale - Author.


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Florence Nightingale on Women, Medicine, Midwifery and Prostitution by Lynn McDonald Download PDF Ebook

A very peculiar relationship, despite their year age difference, the two of them remained close friends for 40 years. Most of this material has not been published before and some letters wil be new even to Nightingale scholars. The nurse replied "Oh, my girl, are you not now more merciful than the God you think you are going to?

Hospitals were places of last resort where the floors were laid with straw to soak up the Midwifery and Prostitution book. Nightingale's interests were wide-ranging and her correspondence included some of the leading thinkers of her day Dr Lynn McDonald.

Nurses and other public health practitioners today have to deal with diseases for which the causes are unknown, to Midwifery and Prostitution book decisions based on the best available evidence, knowing its inadequacies.

HMSO: London, pp. Important personalities Medicine accorded short biographies. Hachette: Paris. Society and Politics publishes much of it for the first time her correspondence with such leading political figures as Queen Victoria, W.

Henderson and WH. She regarded the experience as a turning point in her life, and issued her findings anonymously in ; The Institution of Kaiserswerth on the Rhine, for the Practical Training of Deaconesses, etc. Highly recommended. This experience influenced her later career, when she advocated sanitary living conditions as of great importance.

Nightingale had sent a plea to The Times so as to seek a government-led solution to the poor facilities. In those days, women of Nightingale's class did not attend universities and did not pursue professional careers; their purpose in life was to marry and bear children.

For example, in arguing against a paper of pioneer woman physician Elizabeth Garrett, Nightingale told her brother-in-law, Sir Harry Verney: If I were forming a female medical school in England, I should just cut the Gordian knot at once, and avoid all collision with men by beginning as closely as possible on the Parisian model.

Longmans, Green: London. Here I wish to focus attention on two aspects of the issue: the statistics on maternal mortality from puerperal fever what was known, when, and how the knowledge was used and the goal of developing midwifery as a profession for women and why Nightingale effectively abandoned both it and that of midwifery-nursing.Jan 28,  · Florence Nightingale on women, medicine, midwifery and prostitution.

Wilfrid Laurier University Press. €“ a psychological right of women, the right to a life, to choose marriage or a single life, to work for a cause in which she believed or a challenge to which she was drawn [21].Cited by: 1.

Florence Nightingale on Society and Politics, Philosophy, Science, Education and Literature

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Jan 10,  · Florence Nightingale (12 May – 13 August ) Nightingale is the founder of modern nursing. She transformed nursing into a respectable profession and set the standards for clean, safe hospitals worldwide.

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