Notes on Nursing: What It Is, and What It Is Not

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Notes on Nursing: What It Is, and What It Is Not  (1860) 
by Florence Nightingale
(transcription project)
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Florence Nightingale.


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THE JEWEL PRESENTED TO MISS NIGHTINGALE,
BY QUEEN VICTORIA.

NOTES ON NURSING:


WHAT IT IS, AND WHAT IT IS NOT.


BY


FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE.




WITH SOME ACCOUNT OF HER LIFE.






BOSTON:
WILLIAM CARTER, 5 WATER STREET
1860.

TABLE OF CONTENTS.



Preface iii
Biography i
Florence Nightingale 1
Index 5
Introduction 7
Ventilation and Warming 11
Health of Houses 19
Petty Management 27
Noise 34
Variety 44
Taking Food 48
What Food? 53
Bed and Bedding 60
Light 64
Cleanliness of Rooms and Walls 66
Personal Cleanliness 70
Chattering Hopes and Advices 72
Observation of the Sick 79
Conclusion 95
Appendix 103
This work published before January 1, 1923 is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.