Nursing before Nightingale, 1815+1899 by Carol HelmstadterNursing before Nightingale, 1815+1899 by Carol Helmstadter

Nursing before Nightingale, 1815+1899

byCarol Helmstadter, Judith Godden

Hardcover | November 28, 2011

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Nursing Before Nightingale is a study of the transformation of nursing in England from the beginning of the nineteenth century until the emergence of the Nightingale nurse as the standard model in the 1890s. From the nineteenth century on historians have considered Florence Nightingale, with her training school established at St. Thomas's Hospital in 1860, the founder of modern nursing. This book investigates two major earlier reforms in nursing: a doctor-driven reform which came to be called the 'ward system,' and the reforms of the Anglican Sisters, known as the 'central system' of nursing. Rather than being the beginning of nursing reform, Nightingale nursing was the culmination of these two earlier reforms.
Carol Helmstadter wrote this book when Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto and Judith Godden when at The University of Sydney as Senior Lecturer in the School of Public Health and later Honorary Associate of the Department of History. Carol is an award-winning nurse historian who publishes widel...
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Title:Nursing before Nightingale, 1815+1899Format:HardcoverDimensions:242 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:November 28, 2011Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1409423131

ISBN - 13:9781409423133

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