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History of Nursing
An 1895 Look at Nursing
This page is an excerpt from the book Ambulance Work and Nursing that was published in the late 1890's. It will give the reader an idea of how far nursing practice has come.
Army Nurse Corps History
A branch of The Office of Medical History, the historical collection supports the Army Nurse Corps through the assembling and publishing of materials.
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing
Founded in Philadelphia in 1985, the Center collects, preserves and makes available materials that document the history of nursing.
Country Joe McDonald's Tribute to Florence Nightingale
This page is dedicated to a history of Florence Nightingale's life organized into a timeline.
Midwives and Maternity Care in the Roman World
Taken form a special issue of Helios, this article examines the differences between professional care and folk medicine, as well as maternity care at the time.
Notes on Nursing
This site contains the actual text of Florence Nightingale's classic book Notes on Nursing.
The Nursing Practice Act
This site chronicles the events that led to the passage of a law that would "establish a uniform and definite basis for the practice of nursing."
Women in the U.S. Navy
The Naval Historical Center in Washington, D.C. has complied information on the women who served in the Navy, including oral histories, photographs, and historic documents.
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