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Letter to Nursing Students, page 5

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Item Information

Title

Letter to Nursing Students, page 5

Subject

nursing, history of nursing

Creator

Nightingale, Florence (1820-1910)

Date

28 May 1900

Rights

https://rightsstatements.org/page/InC/1.0/?language=en

Language

English

Type

Text - scan of original letter

Identifier

https://exhibits.lib.unc.edu/exhibits/show/nightingale/

Text

2
There have been great,
I may say, discoveries,
in Nursing:
A very remarkable Doctor,
a great friend of mine,
now dead, introduced
new ideas about Consumption, which
might ^then be called
the curse of England.
His own wife was
what is called “consumptive”
i.e. she had tuberculer
disease in her lungs.
He said to her: “Now
“you have to chose: either