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  1. 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 ...
  2. 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...
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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...
  5. Thunderwolf

    Men in Nursing Historical Timeline

    Ancient Rome The term "nosocomial" meaning "hospital-acquired" stems from the nosocomi, the men who provided nursing care in ancient Rome. Parabolani In 300 A.D., a group of men, the Parabolani, started a hospital providing nursing care ...
  6. 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.
  7. 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 ...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...

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