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  • Nightingale's Beliefs And Theoretical Models
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    Florence Nightingale was born on May 12, 1820 in Florence, Italy. She came from a wealthy family. As a child she had a vivid imagination, was considered a dreamer and often dreamed of helping others. Nightingale was well educated, a benefit of her family's wealth and her fathers belief in education, even for women. She studied all of the basic subjects, such as history, math, philosophy, science, music and art. She also learned five different languages. At a very young age she discovered her pas...
  • Later Life Florence Nightingale
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    Florence Nightingale is remembered throughout the world for her heroic, almost superhuman labors in the field of nursing. Florence Nightingale was born in Italy in 1820 and was named Florence after her birthplace. A brilliant child, Florence attained outstanding academic achievement in her years attending school. Florence grew up to be a lively and attractive young woman, admired in her families elite social circle and was expected to make a good marriage, but Florence had other concerns. In 183...
  • Florence And The Other Nurses
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    Florence Nightingale helped make hospitals cleaner and more efficient, she helped make nursing an important, respected profession, and helped change the world around her into a better, more caring place. Would you like to be in a dirty, smelly hospital with fleas and rats Would you want to have a nurse care for you who knows nothing about diseases or nursing Well that's the way it would be-if it wasn t for a woman pioneer set out to improve hospital conditions. That woman was Florence Nightingal...
  • Miss Nightingale's Classic Education
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    Florence Nightingale Florence Nightingale was born into privilege and wealth. Born in Florence, Italy on May 12, 1820, she received her name from the city of her birth. It is noteworthy that Florence was considered an unusual name at the time, but this changed with the fame of Miss Nightingale. Although born in Italy, she grew up in Derbyshire, Hampshire, and London, where her parents kept large, comfortable homes. Nightingale was the offspring of parents of upper-class power and influence, She ...
  • Catherine's Social Education
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    Womanly Advice The authors Mary Wollstonecraft, Harriet Martineau, and Florence Nightingale all lived during the late 1700's and early 1800's, the same time period in which Jane Austen's novel, Northanger Abbey, takes place. Therefore, these three women and Catherine Morland, the heroine of Austen's novel, would all have been faced with the same social situations involving politeness, fashion, and the relationships between women and men. Catherine is portrayed at the beginning of the novel as an...
  • Florence's Views On Reforming Military Hospitals
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    Florence Nightingale is very famous for her work as a nurse during the Crimean War, a hospital reformer and a humanitarian. However, what is less known from this British woman is her love for mathematics, especially statistics. Named after her hometown, Nightingale was born in Villa Colombia in Florence, Italy, on the 12th May 1820, she was raised, by her parents, William Edward Nightingale and his wife Frances. She had an older sister named Parthenope. Florence was raised mostly in Derbyshire, ...
  • Florence Nightingale
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    Florence Nightingale is best known for her radical innovations in nursing care. She was a pioneer in nursing and a reformer of hospital sanitation methods. For most of her life, Florence pushed for reform of the British military health-care system. With that, the nursing profession started gaining the respect it deserved. Besides being a nurse and reformer, Florence Nightingale was a statistician. She would use new techniques of statistical analysis and apply them to her life's work, such as dur...

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