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Florence Nightingale Theory

Florence Nightingale

from the Guardian

Open hospital windows to stem spread of infections, says microbiologist

Florence Nightingale advocated fresh air from open windows to prevent infections in her Notes on Nursing in 1859. Photograph: Bettmann/Corbi...

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Florence Nightingale - Environmental Theory


Florence Nightingale - The National Archives


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Florence Nightingale Philosophy of Nursing | Synergy Model

When cholera first arrived in London in 1832, it was thought to be spread by a "miasma” or bad smell in the atmosphere. The theory was supported by leading figures in public health at that time, like Edwin Chadwick and Florence Nightingale, who held sway over public opinion.