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Notes on nursing : what it is, and what it is not.

Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910.
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1860

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"The following notes are by no means intended as a rule of thought by which nurses can teach themselves to nurse, still less as a manual to teach nurses to nurse. They are meant simply to give hints for thought to women who have personal charge of the health of others. ... Every day sanitary knowledge, or the knowledge of nursing, or in other words, of how to put the constitution in such a state as that it will have no disease, or that it can recover from disease, takes a higher place. It is recognized as the knowledge one ought to have--distinct from medical knowledge, which only a profession can have."--Preface

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Boston : William Carter, 5 Water Street, 1860.

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Elmer Belt Florence Nightingale collection.

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  • English


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University of California Libraries

This material is part of the Elmer Belt Florence Nightingale collection. The original may be consulted at University of California Libraries.


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