Florence Nightingale and the nursing legacy

  title={Florence Nightingale and the nursing legacy},
  author={Mary Keele},
  journal={Medical History},
  pages={115 - 116}
  • M. Keele
  • Published 1 January 1987
  • Medicine
  • Medical History
Inevitably, reading is one of the requirements to be undergone. To improve the performance and quality, someone needs to have something new every day. It will suggest you to have more inspirations, then. However, the needs of inspirations will make you searching for some sources. Even from the other people experience, internet, and many books. Books and internet are the recommended media to help you improving your quality and performance. 

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