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  1. Oscar steadied himself on the large gray stone beside his barn. Breathing heavily, he cursed at everything and nothing. Turning, he sat down on the stone and tried to catch his breath. The dizziness had become more frequent, preceded by tightness in ...
  2. Version 1.0.0

    The Fall 2021 Special Edition issue of the allnurses magazine focuses on Florence Nightingale - “The Lady With the Lamp,” the World’s Most Famous Nurse, the “Founder of Modern Nursing,” a True Visionary, and more… Her work during the Crimean War and ...

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  3. Version Spring 2019

    For the 17th consecutive year, nursing was named The Most Trusted Profession” by the annual 2017 Gallup poll. Why has the public ranked the nursing profession number one year after year? The 2019 Spring issue of the allnurses Magazine is devoted to s...

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  4. Brenda F. Johnson

    Uterine Cancer: An Era Gone By

    Reaching up to pin the last corner of the sheet to the rope, Margaret stopped short. Her hand dropped the clothespin as she leaned over, her knees buckling. A hot breeze whipped the laundry, causing it to swing and sway. A sheet blew over Margaret's ...
  5. Brenda F. Johnson

    Wood Alcohol Poisoning: An Era Gone By

    In 1907 three men were found dead, their bodies forever frozen in clenched, distorted positions that depicted their harrowing deaths from wood alcohol. The archived article, "Wood Alcohol Kills Three - Gruesome Discovery by a Scaler in a Tie Camp up ...
  6. The cold sticky wetness between Oscar's legs stirred him out of his feverish sleep. His fingers brushed his thigh as he pulled the blanket over his shoulders. Opening one eyelid he tried to focus on his fingers. Seeing the red he groaned, knowing it ...
  7. Brenda F. Johnson

    Bizarre Medical Practices: An Era Gone By

    Dorothy's hands shook as she prepared each item for her newborn's bath. The list of needed articles and instructions she received from the hospital was as long as her sleeve. After reading the paper five times, she was still nervous. What would she d...
  8. Brenda F. Johnson

    Vaccine History: An Era Gone By

    Just opening old medical books is fascinating. The faded yellow pages and poor quality pictures allow us to see how nurses studied in the early 1900s. Again, flipping through the pages, A.S. Blumgarten, M.D., F.A.C.P. book A Textbook of Medicine ther...
  9. "It would be my pleasure to be David's nursemaid. I have a year experience working for Mr. and Mrs. Jones before they moved to North Dakota. I do not have hospital experience, but I helped my mother with my five younger siblings before I had to move ...
  10. New England turned out the first formally trained nurse, Linda Richards in 1873 from New England Hospital for Women and Children Training School for Nurses. In 1873 the first nursing school in the U.S. was in New York at Bellevue Hospital that was gr...
  11. Brenda F. Johnson

    Personal Hygiene: An Era Gone By

    Nursing focus and objectives were the same in the early 1900s as they are now, however elementary in comparison they may seem. Safe patient care and treatment are of utmost importance and has been since nursing began. Nurses who read the questions I ...
  12. Future Trends - BirthsAs stated in the introduction, future trends related to the Covid-19 virus are pure speculation. What we can look at to give us an idea of how America will respond, is to look at what has happened in the past. But first, let’s l...
  13. Brenda F. Johnson

    Deadly Water: An Era Gone By

    Dark clouds moved over the farm, casting shadows on the grass. The birds sang and fluttered among the tree branches. A calm settled over the fields while the dogs ran in circles around the cattle. Sitting at the kitchen table, William could smel...
  14. The quarterly Allnurses Magazine features quality and current content written by some of allnurses' own talented writers as well as prominent guest contributors. The 2019 Winter Issue of the allnurses magazine focuses on the continuous evolution of N...
  15. Brenda F. Johnson

    Menstrual Cycle: An Era Gone By

    Picking up her heavy skirt, Evelyn entered the threshold of the doctor's office. The wood squeaked as her heels clicked against the floorboards. A heavy sigh mixed with the swishing of fabric could be heard behind her. Sitting delicately in the wood ...
  16. Brenda F. Johnson

    Preventing Infection: An Era Gone By

    We live in a world where we expect our hospitals, doctor offices, etc to be clean. But imagine a time when that wasn't the case. Standards haven't always been in place to make sure institutions kept themselves as clean as possible. The book I am usin...
  17. Brenda F. Johnson

    Prenatal Care Practices: An Era Gone By

    "Open wide Mrs. Smith, I need to check your teeth. I don't see any pus but two of your teeth need to be pulled. We can arrange that later. Today we will be doing a blood test called the Wassermann test(a test for syphilis that could also detect TB or...
  18. Thunderwolf

    Men in Nursing Historical Timeline

    Ancient RomeThe term "nosocomial" meaning "hospital-acquired" stems from the nosocomi, the men who provided nursing care in ancient Rome. ParabolaniIn 300 A.D., a group of men, the Parabolani, started a hospital providing nursing care during the Blac...
  19. BrisketRN

    History of School Nursing

    In honor of School Nurse's Day I did a quick google search into the history of school nursing. I found a free ebook "The School Nurse" by Lina Rogers Struthers, RN written in 1917. Lina Rogers was the first school nurse in the U.S.
  20. Modern day nurses are a far cry from the old-fashioned starch and hat days. The professionals I am about to introduce you to, yesterday's nurses and today's nurses, are very different but remain one and the same. Since education is the first step, th...
  21. The second World War drained the hospitals, health agencies, and schools of nurses by about 30% according to Liz Eberlain in her article, “Making a Difference: The U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps”. This created a nursing shortage that threatened the future of...
  22. The evolution of nurses day or nurses week took many years to become official. The first official attempt was in 1953 when Dorothy Sutherland of the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare proposed a “Nurses Day” to President Eisenhower. She...