Archives of Medicine and Health Sciences

MEDICAL HISTORY
Year
: 2016  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 144--148

Florence Nightingale: The queen of nurses


Asha P Shetty 
 Department of Paediatric Nursing, Yenepoya Nursing College, Yenepoya University, Mangalore, Karnataka, India

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Asha P Shetty
Department of Paediatric Nursing, Yenepoya Nursing College, Yenepoya University, Deralakatte, Mangalore - 575 018, Karnataka
India

Florence Nightingale, who was called as “the lady with the lamp,” by the sick and injured at Crimean war, has laid down strong foundational principles in nursing. Her multitasked role contributed significantly toward the development of nursing profession into structured institution. As an administrator, educator, researcher Nightingale's contributions moved nursing from disrespectable profession into replacing more of autonomy and evidence-based practice.


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Shetty AP. Florence Nightingale: The queen of nurses.Arch Med Health Sci 2016;4:144-148


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Shetty AP. Florence Nightingale: The queen of nurses. Arch Med Health Sci [serial online] 2016 [cited 2020 Oct 22 ];4:144-148
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