Florence Nightingale, an appreciation by Mary Aldis

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Published by National Organization for Public Health Nursing in New York .

Written in English

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  • Nightingale, Florence, -- 1820-1910,
  • Nurses -- Biography.

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Statementby Mary Aldis.
SeriesAdelaide Nutting historical nursing collection -- AN 0361.
ContributionsCook, Edward Tyas, Sir, 1857-1919.
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p., [1] leaf of plates
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16551351M

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