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Florence Nightingale 1820-1910Trivia: Nightingale attributed the high mortality rate of soldiers in Crimean War to unsanitary practices. The things she learned from providing nursing care during the war were shared to other aspiring nurses when she founded the Nightingale School of Nursing at St. Thomas Hospital in London.

Florence Nightingale, UK, mathematician extraordinaire & reformer of the English hospital system

Tintype portrayal of Dr. Crawford Long's first surgical procedure using ether as an anesthetic c.1855-1860 http://www.cultofweird.com/medical/crawford-long-ether-amputation/

Crawford Long's ether amputation

Nurses from the Red Cross, 1939

1939 Red Cross Nurses - NEVER forget to have fun.even Nurses during wartime remembered to kick up their heels!

Labor and Birth Processes

Stations of presenting part, or degree of descent. Biparietal diameter of the fetal head is just below the level of the ischial spines, between station 0 and station