Nursing

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Neonatal Nursing
In ancient history St. Paul sent Phoebe to Rome, she was one of the many traveling nurses. Phoebe took care of both the men and women who were sick or in much need of medical attention. Christianity in the Roman Empire pushed for an enlarged arrangement of care. The First Council of Nicaea built hospitals in every cathedral town. The earliest hospitals were built by specialists Saint Sampson in Constantinople and Basil, bishop of Caesarea. They were called Basilias, later they made buildings where doctors and nurses could stay to treat patients. They also made other residences for patients with various illness and medical conditions. Byzantine hospital staff consists of Chief Physician, high class nurses, and orderlies. Well by the twelfth century, Constantinople had a couple of adequate hospitals, they entailed doctor and nurses that were male and female.
Some of the hospitals in medieval Europe were built for all types of different patients. Although some were built and were specialized hospitals, not all of the hospitals responsibility was to care for the sick. The Catholic Visigoth bishop Masona established the first Spanish hospital, it was designed for passengers to stay. They had farmers who would grow and use their crops to feed the patients and guests. The nurses and doctors who worked for the hospitals had to help no matter if they were black, white, slave or free. Soon everyone came to the monastery because they helped people with every little sickness and need that they had. The councils of Aachen wanted the hospitals to be in close contact with the collegiate churches. A law says that compelled to send your support towards hospitals. When the hospitals were only connected to monasteries they didn’t ...

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...ttend to the men fighting in the war. During the second Boer War there were about 2,000 nurses working at that time. During one of the disease out breaks in Britain twenty-three army nurses lost their lives. The army nurses faced hard times during the Spanish-American War of 1898 because in the war zone they had yellow fever and malaria endemic. So the United States had to ask for more women to be nurses and a lot did, but they didn’t have the training for it.
On many of the continents the medical profession was becoming more established and would have professional nursing educations. In the 1870s women were still untrained and working as nurses. The United States and Canada decided that they would be the role models and apply Nightingale’s model of training to their programs. Classroom standards and on the job training had grown very fast in the 1880s and 1890s.

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