f – nurses corner

f – nurses corner

Florence Nightingale was patient – focused and patient – need focused. February 22, 1855: She floated a new scheme – to set up a medical school in an abandoned kiosk on the esplanade above the Barrack Hospital. She planned to fund the building for occupancy out of her own pocket – Doctors would then be called from England armed with their own scientific instruments, and would teach and also do…

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Florence Nightingale

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NO ONE CAN FEEL FOR THE ARMY AS I DO [1857] Florence Nightingale “Florence Nightingale held the Army in high esteem. She wrote: “before I came here (Scutari)- I have never seen so teachable and helpful a class as the Army; I had rather have to do with Army generally than any other class I have ever attempted to scrve”. “The everyday management of a large ward, let alone of…

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d – nurses corner

d – nurses corner

A WISE CHILD LOVES DISCIPLINE PROVERBS 13:1 Nursing without discrimination “The sect of the Good Samaritan ‘She belongs to a sect which unfortunately is a very rare one the sect of the Good Samaritan’ (Said of Florence Nightingale). “True caring does not discriminate based on race, religion, age, behavior, or any other characteristic. This is one of the challenges of being a professional nurse”. “You need endurance and discipline to…

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c – nurses corner

c – nurses corner

EVERY ONE LIKES A CARING PERSON IN THEIR LIFE “All the results of good nursing …. may be ….. negatived by one defect, viz …… by not knowing how to manage that what you do when you are there, shall be done when you are not there”. Florence Nightingale liked to do massage, a comforting therapeutic technique; She would bring water’ tea and jelly, she would wash parts of man’s…

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Courage is fear that has said its prayers.

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“I CAN STAND OUT THE WAR WITH ANY MAN” Florence Nightin She justified this statement. She courageously withstood the grisly sights and horrors of war. Wherever there was the worst suffering, there she would appear as if by magic, to hold a hand, to soothe, and to infuse the victim with courage to endure and to hope. Florence Nightingale was an outstanding nurse. She was ready to dress the most…

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I STAND AT THE ALTAR OF THE MURDERED MEN, & WHILE I LIVE, I FIGHT THEIR CAUSE. (1856) Florence Nightingale. On Her Return From Crimea She felt that something constructive must be done to ameliorate future army conditions while public opinion was still keenly alive to all defects. She wasted no time, and within 3 months from her return was deep in official work. “We can do no more for…

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introduction

Florence Nightingale was ever ready to impart practical advice and share her experiences with all who needed them. She campaigned tirelessly to improve health standards. These Alphabets of nursing have been written, keeping in mind the nursing virtues which all nurses must cultivate and adorn; an interesting feature is that each virtue has been high-lighted by demonstrating anecdotes and situations from the life of Florence Nightingale. I hope it will…

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