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These outspoken writings by the founder of modern nursing record fundamentals in the needs of the sick that must be provided in all nursing. Nightingale covers such timeless topics as ventilation, noise, food, bed and bedding, light, cleanliness, and observation of the sick.

Public Domain (P)2010 Audible, Inc.

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"Still the finest book on nursing." ( Co-Evolution Quarterly)

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"old nurse" from California

After practicing nursing for over 40 years I can only say I wish I had heard/read this work many, many years ago. It is such a clear guide to the basics of bedside nursing - a "job" hard to define because it encompasses so much science and so much common sense as described by Ms. Nightingale. I really enjoyed the emphasis on the importance of fresh air for everyone, especially the sick.
A must read for everyone who seeks or practices the art of nursing.

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  • 08-17-20

Beautiful

Such a wonderful book. Very representative of the date it was written. Really interesting perceptions on nursing practice.