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    Florence Nightingale pushed the government to make changes to better soldiers health in hospitals. Not only did she push for this reform during the Crimean War, but after too. Nightingale became well known for her work in helping sick and wounded soldiers in the war. How she essentially founded nursing and set an example for the rest of the years to follow. She spent her nights caring for soldiers, giving her the name “Lady with a Lamp.” Nightingale was born in Florence, Italy on the night of May 12th 1820. Florence, named after where she was born, had two older siblings, her being the youngest of the three. Now, Florence was not born into a poor family. She was born into a upper class family who belonged to special elite clubs and activities.…

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    Florence Nightingale believed that Nursing was an art and a science in which certain individuals had to have the proper education and training in order to perform necessary actions. She mostly believed that nursing was a calling. A calling in which people needed to have a gift for the profession. She thought to believe that nursing was not something in which anyone could do; she believed that people had to have that calling to be a nurse. Florence Nightingale defined nursing as the, “ought to…

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    Florence Nightingale is a leader who had greatly contributed to the nursing profession. For many years she has inspired and changed the view of nursing in the medical science world by using her intellectual skills she had acquired throughout training to care for the sick. Her passion and dedication to care for others taught nurses all over the world that nursing is a calling and it’s not for everyone. Without compassion, empathy and patience, a nurse in uniform will not be able to perform…

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    is Florence Nightingale. In addition to being well known as a leader in nursing and social reforms, Florence Nightingale is also revered as the nurse who went and cared for soldiers fighting in the Crimean War. Nightingales part in the Crimean War would forever change the way that the sanitation and handling of patients would be conducted. Florence Nightingale was born on May 12, 1820 into an affluent upper class British family and named after her city of birth in Florence, Italy. Florence’s…

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    Known as the Lady with the Lamp during the time of the Crimean War in 1853 to 1856, Florence Nightingale answered her call from God to reduce human suffering and would later completely transform nursing to make it what it is today. Florence Nightingale has helped to aid the wounded near and far, demonstrating what it really means to be a nurse; leading an expedition of nurses to care for the wounded soldiers of war and to places with a widespread of diseases, putting her own life at risk.…

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    Florence Nightingale, also known as the “Lady with the Lamp”, is considered the founder of modern nursing. Her achievements have set the precedence of nursing for years to come. Nightingale was born on May 12th, 1820 in Florence, Italy to wealthy English parents. As a child, she was taught history, literature, mathematics, and philosophy by her father. At an early age, she would minister to the poor and ill people in the neighboring village of the family 's home. At 24, she felt that nursing was…

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    Florence Nightingale was a pioneer of nursing, leading a brave crusade of women to tend to the ill during a dangerous time in war. Nursing has been a long part of history even before it was founded by Florence Nightingale. Woman has been performing nursing practices for thousands of years. As with the roles that women play back in 1800, nursing is no different in those times as with women of today's society using traditional care giving that takes place in the comfort of one's own home. In…

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    Florence Nightingale was born in Florence, Italy but raised in Germany by her parents who were wealthy landowners. She was given a classical education in which she was taught French, German and Italian. She begged her parents to learn math but women were not usually taught math in the 1800s. Florence’s father had a passion for math like his daughter so he got her a tutor who taught her basic arithmetic, algebra and geometry. As a young woman she tutored children and focused on educating young…

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    Florence nightingale was born on May 12, 1820. Born in Florence, Italy. She was born into a wealthy British family who was part of the elite social circles in Britain. Florence’s mother was a lady by the name of Frances nightingale. She came from a family of merchants yet enjoyed socializing with people of a higher social standard. Although her mother was a very social person, Florence, herself was known to be quite anti-social. Described as an awkward individual in social settings. She was far…

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    Assess Florence Nightingale’s Contributions to Nursing and Medicine Florence Nightingale brought a number of momentous contributions to the profession of nursing and medicine. Nightingale initiated the use of statistical evidence, which was vital in discovering the reasons for high death rates and making educated decisions in order to improve hospital maintenance. She made a huge effort in developing healthcare environments by focusing on hygiene- decreasing the spread of disease and reducing…

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