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Florence Nightingale overcame the limits set on proper Victorian women – and brought modern science and statistics to nursing

By Melissa Pritchard, Professor Emeritus of English and Women’s Studies, Arizona State University
For nearly 200 years, Florence Nightingale’s name has been synonymous with gentle compassion and mercy.

In the mid-19th century, Nightingale became perhaps the most celebrated woman of her era – second only to Queen Victoria – for instituting sanitation practices that sharply cut death rates…The Conversation

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