Florence Nightingale’s Nursing Theories

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Florence Nightingale's Nursing Theories
This essay is about Florence Nightingale’s theoretical contributions to modern nursing theory and practice. This name Florence Nightingale is a name that many people already may know, but ask people what Florence Nightingale did, few people may know that. Having an opportunity to focus on her nursing contributions has provided me with an excellent opportunity to understand why she is often referred to as the “founder of modern nursing”. This essay discusses the Philosophical underpinnings of her nursing theories. But to do this will also require touching other areas such as how her work was evaluated in terms of contributions she made to the field of nursing both in practice as well as in theoretical...
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