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The Progressive world is necessarily divided into two classes-those who take the best of what there is and enjoy it-those who wish for something better and try to create it

Love is the fundamental energy of the human spirit, the fuel on which we run, the well spring of our vitality.

Caring and nursing are two sides of the same coin and complement each other and are the hallmarks of the caring profession.

At the heart of nursing is the human being

Nightingale the Nurse - To nurse was also to hold a hand, to look with love, to be their for the dying.

Date: August 24, 2013

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The Order of Merit

The Order of Merit is a British honorary institution founded by Edward VII in 1902 to reward those who provided especially eminent service in the armed forces or particularly distinguished themselves in science, art, literature, or the promotion of culture. The order is limited to only 24 members, although the British monarch can appoint foreigners as “honorary members.” The order carries no title of knighthood, but a member is entitled…

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Date: August 24, 2013

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Critique of Pushpa Biswas’ book entitled “Florence Nightingale She Dared to be Different” by Asha Biswas and its companion volume “Caring is: Active Prayer”.

Our world needs every one of us to do more than just exist. Yet, when it beckons, it is in our nature to look the other way and remain ensconced in our comfort zone. Every period in history however has seen self less and intrepid individuals who respond to the calls of their fellowmen and who make our world a better place. Today we rightly react with admiration at the…

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Zeal for Nursing

Date: August 13, 2013

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“Through zeal, knowledge is gotten, through lack of zeal, knowledge is lost.” Lord Buddha Zealous Zeal for Nursing Florence Nightingale showed great energy and enthusiasm for nursing and hospital reforms she consistently strived to attain the best. “Enthusiasm is caught not taught”

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Date: August 13, 2013

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“It’s not so much where you stand in life but in what direction you are moving.” She demonstrated untiring and endless effort for the betterment of patient care and hospital reforms . “Her entire youth was spent collecting the knowledge that would help her follow her “CALLING” In secret she studied the reports of medical commissions, the pamphlets of sanitary authorities, the histories of hospitals and homes. She spent the…

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We salute Florence Nightingale

Date: August 13, 2013

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X’cellence can be attained if you —- “Care more than others think is wise; Risk more than others think is practical; Expect more than others think is possible”. We salute Florence Nightingale The Saint The Statistician The Writer The Linguist The Sanitarian & Hygienist The Nutritionist The Epidemiologist The Feminist The Hospital Reformer The Administrator The Educationist The Manager The Humanitarian and Hospital Reformer The Nurse “Legends never speak of…

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Date: August 13, 2013

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“I work in the wards all day and write all night.” Florence Nightingale “You ask me why I do no write something —- I think one’s feeling waste themselves in words, they ought all to be distilled into actions, which bring results.” Bed side Nursing-Work for her was a passion a relaxant when she was weary of arguing with the purveyor, writing letters to ministers, listening to the complaints of…

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Vigilant

Date: August 13, 2013

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“The only limits are, as always those of vision” Jamas Broughten Vigilant Constant vigilance and intelligent participation in all aspects of medical care. “Motivated orderlies and also doctors to be vigilant and alert, changing the ‘inertia’ that prevailed in all army hospitals.” She rallied for systematic training but did not rate it higher than character – or imagined it to be all sufficient – She was deeply religious person and…

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Life is about how you deal with adversity

Date: August 13, 2013

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‘Life is about how you deal with adversity’ Diana Brooks Florence Nightingale had a deep understanding of human nature – She was an excellent bedside nurse with a strong power of observation and knew and assessed her patient’s need and catered to their particular needs with compassion skill and understanding. When she went to Crimea – she made herself useful to all — specially the wounded she was like an…

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Timing is the key to good judgement

Date: August 13, 2013

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“The very first cannon of nursing was to keep the air as pure as possible.” “Unnecessary noise, or noise that creates an expectation in the mind, is that which hurts the patient—– All hurry and bustle is painful to the sick”. Florence Nightingale. “Always air your room, then from the outside air, if possible ‘windows are made to open Doors are made to shut’ – a truth which seems extremely…

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