Florence Nightingale at first hand

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History, 19th Century, Military nursing, Nurses, History of Nursing, History, 20th Century, Biography, Hi
StatementLynn McDonald
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LC ClassificationsUH347.N6 M33 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 197 p. :
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Open LibraryOL25570090M
ISBN 100826441815, 1441132554
ISBN 139780826441812, 9781441132550
OCLC/WorldCa624404890

Based on her writings, Florence Nightingale at First Hand lets the legendary founder of nursing and heroine of the Crimean War speak for herself. Author Lynn McDonald is the editor of the Collected Works of Florence Nightingale (WLU Press) and the world’s foremost Nightingale authority.

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Chapters relate Nightingale’s background, her faith /5(6). out of 5 stars Florence Nightingale At First Hand: Vision, Power, Legacy. Reviewed in the United States on November 1, Verified Purchase. The reputation of this author and the subject matter led to my ordering this book.

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Book Title: Florence Nightingale At First Hand Author: Lynn McDonald. Year of publication: Number of pages: pages. Florence Nightingale as we know is the founder of nursing, she was a reformer and a political reformer.

She was not the first to reform nursing, but she was the first to make nursing a paid profession. Florence Nightingale at First Hand,?by Lynn McDonald, editor of Nightingale?s Collected Works and the world?s foremost Nightingale authority, aims to put this right. This is a book that reports what Florence Nightingale said and did, based on her writing, of which a massive amount survives, scattered in over two hundred archives throughout the.

In the opening sentence of Florence Nightingale at First Hand Lynn McDonald pre-empts her readers by asking, ‘Why another book on Florence Nightingale?’ (p. xi). The answer she provides is that the book differs from other books on Nightingale by being neither adulatory nor : Jane Brooks. Florence Nightingale at First Hand Books; Celebrate Nightingale's bicentenary; Gift Vouchers; Gifts for Nurses and Doctors; Jewellery and Fashion; Kids; Museum Souvenirs and Gifts; School Goody Bags; T: +44 (0)20 E: [email protected] Contact us.

Florence Nightingale, byname Lady with the Lamp, (bornFlorence [Italy]—died AugLondon, England), British nurse, statistician, and social reformer who was the foundational philosopher of modern ngale was put in charge of nursing British and allied soldiers in Turkey during the Crimean spent many hours in the wards, and her night.

Florence Nightingale, who was born years ago, is rightly famed for revolutionising nursing. Her approach to caring for wounded soldiers and.

During the Crimean War () Nightingale had implemented hand washing and other hygiene practices in British army hospitals. This was relatively new advice, first publicised by Hungarian doctor Ignaz Semmelweis in the s, who had observed the dramatic difference it made to death rates on maternity wards.

Based on her writings, Florence Nightingale at First Hand lets the legendary founder of nursing and heroine of the Crimean War speak for herself. Author Lynn McDonald is the editor of the Collected Works of Florence Nightingale (WLU Press) and the world's foremost Nightingale authority.

Chapters relate Nightingale's background, her faith and Reviews: 6. Florence Nightingale at First Hand, by Lynn McDonald, editor of Nightingale\'s Collected Works and the world\'s foremost Nightingale authority, aims to put this right.

This book reports what Florence Nightingale said and did, based on her writing, of which a massive amount survives, scattered in over two hundred archives throughout the world. Florence Nightingale is one of the most famous figures in modern history.

Yet much of what we know of her emanates from unreliable second-hand accounts, and from a misreading of the primary ce Nightingale at First Hand by Lynn McDonald, editor of Nightingale's Collected Works, and the world's foremost Nightingale authority, aims to put this right.

This is a book. Florence Nightingale at First Hand by Lynn McDonald, editor of Nightingale\'s Collected Works, and the world\'s foremost Nightingale authority, aims to put this right.

This is a book which reports what Florence Nightingale said and did, based on her writing, of which a massive amount survives, scattered in over two hundred archives throughout.

Florence Nightingale At First Hand is not a fully fleshed out biography, nor do I believe this was the author's intent. For readers who want more, McDonald provides a list of other readings on Nightingale that she recommends (as opposed to those she criticized in Author: Jayne Elliott.

Based on her writings, Florence Nightingale at First Hand lets the legendary founder of nursing and heroine of the Crimean War speak for herself. Author Lynn McDonald is the editor of the Collected Works of Florence Nightingale (WLU Press) and the world's foremost Nightingale authority/5(5).

Florence Nightingale at First Hand by Lynn McDonald — editor of Nightingale’s Collected Works and the world’s foremost Nightingale authority — aims to put this right. This is a book which reports what Florence Nightingale said and did, based on her writing, of which a massive amount survives, scattered in over two hundred archives.

Florence Nightingale's Theology: Essays, Letters and Journal Notes By Florence Nightingale; Lynn McDonald Wilfrid Laurier University Press, PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic.

Florence Nightingale Museum and barracks, Istanbul, Turkey. The Selimiye Army Barracks, where the museum is located, was built inand extended in and It is the headquarters of the Turkish First Army, with km of corridors and : Information Desk.

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She offers Florence Nightingale at First Hand as a passionate corrective. McDonald is the editor of Nightingale's Collected Works and is a social scientist and politician. She has a great deal going for her.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(6). Lynn McDonald has 59 books on Goodreads with ratings. Lynn McDonald’s most popular book is Florence Nightingale At First Hand: Vision, Power, Legacy. ; 'For many, Florence Nightingale is the most famous woman of her day, second only perhaps to Queen Victoria.

Celebrated and beloved by the public and her friends, considered an irritant by politicians and bureaucrats, the great reformer remains a figure of considerable controversy.

In this full 'life in letters' we see her at first hand. And that includes Florence Nightingale. Selfless and God-fearing, Ms. Nightingale left a life of luxury to care for the sick and dying during the Crimean War.

Soon, she wrote the book Notes On Nursing and became the founder of modern nursing. Today, Florence Nightingale. Florence Nightingale ( –Aug ), a nurse and social reformer, is considered the founder of the modern nursing profession who helped promote medical training and raise hygiene standards.

She served as head nurse for the British during the Crimean War, where she was known as "The Lady With the Lamp" for her selfless service to sick and injured soldiers.

How Florence Nightingale’s Hygiene Crusade Saved Millions One of the most famous figures in medical history, the nurse's groundbreaking achievements in handwashing, hygiene and sanitation helped.

By Lynn McDonald, PhD, LLD (hon), professor emerita, editor of the volume, peer-reviewed, Collected Works of Florence Nightingale, and three short books: Florence Nightingale at First Hand (), Florence Nightingale: A very brief history (), and Florence Nightingale, Nursing and Health Care Today ().

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the air-test stands at ‘Horrid’ – Florence Nightingale. Indoor health. In her book Notes on Hospitals. FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE: At First Hand LYNN MCDONALD Wilfrid Laurier University Press [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] The image of Florence Nightingale, the Lady with the Lamp, fades into a fuzzy stereotype, brightens, then fades again with the .For many, Florence Nightingale is the most famous woman of her day, second only perhaps to Queen Victoria.

Celebrated and beloved by the public and her friends, considered an irritant by politicians and bureaucrats, the great reformer remains a figure of considerable controversy.

In this full 'life in letters' we see her at first hand. Martha Vicinus and Bea Nergaard weave together a narrative Reviews: 1.Florence Nightingale () was a nurse in Great Britain during the nineteenth century. Strict hand hygiene was practiced to prevent the spread of microorganisms being transmitted from person to person (Hegge, ).

She maintained the health of the hospital condition by having nurses scrubbed the floors and ceiling on a daily basis.