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By Dr. Victor Skretkowicz PhD

''With the 2010 ebook of Dr. Victor Skretkowicz's Florence Nightingale's Notes on Nursing (Revised with Additions) in Florence Nightingale's (1920-1910) centenary 12 months, nurses and others will realize this remarkable lady whose commitment and resolution helped to form the process glossy worldwide healthcare and holistic and vital relationship-centered care.''

-Barbara Dossey, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, FAAN overseas Co-Director, Nightingale Initiative for international future health Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, and Arlington, Virginia

Simultaneously witty, scathing, and anecdotal, Florence Nightingale's ''Notes on Nursing'' could be the main influential paintings on nursing through the global. For years, the various versions of this seminal paintings have wondered students in addition to readers. Now, Dr. Skretkowicz units the historic checklist immediately. This quantity contains the annotated and unabridged July 1860 variation [the ''Library commonplace Edition''] of Notes on Nursing, the 1868 version of Notes on Nursing [for the Labouring Classes], and extra manuscripts written by means of Nightingale in 1875 that she was once by no means in a position to submit.

Beautifully certain in pretend leather-based with an ornamental ribbon, this commemorative quantity makes an ideal reward for any nurse and is a must have for all nursing libraries and researchers. the recent version offers Nightingale's unabridged variation in its unique shape for the first actual time seeing that its book in July 1860. including the 1868 version and the 1875 manuscripts, the ebook offers contemporary expert readership with the closest attainable ''authoritative, entire, and unexpurgated'' model of ''one of the easiest promoting, globally circulated texts of the 19th century.''

Key Features:

  • Complete with Dr. Skretkowicz's personal specialist remark and annotations
  • Describes the version types of the texts within the contexts in their social and cultural heritage
  • Presents a few of Nightingale's unique passages that remained unpublished for greater than a hundred years
  • Provides reactions and observation from Nightingale's contemporaries

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This material was omitted from the printed text. Mrs. Sarah Gamp is that poorly-educated, heavy-drinking private midwife and nurse who attends to the sick, the dying, and the dead in Charles Dickens’s Martin Chuzzlewit, published in 1843–1844, and popularized throughout Britain and in America by Dickens’s dramatic readings. The model for Mrs. Gamp was hired by Dickens’s friend Miss Burdett-Coutts to take care of her comfortably well-off invalid friend Miss Meredith. Dickens’s parody suggests that she must have been wholly insensitive and absolutely repulsive.

Five shilling] Edition of 2000 copies— which he says he shall not be able to sell off in less than 2 years—[In Harrison’s veracity let who will trust] He consents to do so only on the ground condition that I shall add to it but not alter & that I receive nothing for it—while he says he shall lose. He tacitly submits to my having granted the right of translation, which indeed he was told I should do, whether he gave leave or not. Finally, he offers me 500 guineas for the Copyright. Upon all this I feel that it is founded upon a roguery—viz.

The delicacy of expression and elegantly balanced rhythms seen here typify much of her style of writing. But such calculatedly ornate presentation disguises her uncompromising, ruthless, and at times psychologically brutal treatment of her reader. In beginning “This book takes away all the poetry of nursing,” Nightingale convincingly pretends to give a coolly objective assessment of her work. Coming abruptly upon “it will be said,” the reader realizes that this was only another hypothetical charge, that in agreeing he has been wrong-footed, and that he must reverse his opinion.

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