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Notes on Nursing: What it Is, and What it is Not - Page 63
by Florence Nightingale - 1860 - 140 pages
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A Thesis on hospital hygiene...

Valentine Mott Francis - Hospital buildings - 1859 - 217 pages
...observer of the sick will agree in this that thousands of patients are annually starved in the midst of plenty, from want of attention to the ways which alone make it possible for them to take food." She asserts truly that the fault lies as much with the attendants as with the patients. The proper...
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Notes on Nursing for the Labouring Classes

Florence Nightingale - Nursing - 1861 - 96 pages
...observer of the sick will agree in this, that thousands of patients are annually starved in the midst of plenty, from want of attention to the ways which...the sick themselves, who will not make the effort to take what is perfectly possible to them. Agnjn, a nurse is ordered to give a patient a tea-cupful of...
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The book of household management

Isabella Mary Beeton - 1861
...be fresh and natural. 2427. "Patients," says Miss Nightingale, "are sometimes starved in the midst of plenty, from want of attention to the ways which alone make it possible for them to take food. A spoonful of beef-tea, or arrowroot and vine, or some other light nourishing diet, should be given...
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The book of household management

Isabella Mary Beeton - 1863
...bo fresh and natural. 2427. "Patients," says Miss Nightingale, "are sometimes starved in the midst of plenty, from want of attention to the ways which alone make it possible for them to take food. A spoonful of beef-tea, or arrowroot and wine, or some other light nourishing diet, should bo given...
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The Sanitary Commission bulletin, Issues 13-24

1866
...midst of plenty, from want of attention to the ways which alone nrnko it possible for them to tike food. This want of attention is as remarkable in those...the effort to do what is perfectly possible to them. For instance, to the large majority of very \\v vk patients it is quite impossible to toko any solid...
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The management of children in health and sickness

Isabella Mary Beeton - 1873
...be fresh and natural. 2427. "Patients," says Miss Nightingale, "are sometimes starved in the midst of plenty, from want of attention- to the ways which alone make it possible for them to take food. A spoonful of beef-tea, or arrowroot and wine, or some other light nourishing diet, should be given...
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Convalescent Cookery: A Family Handbook

Catherine Ryan - Cookery for the sick - 1881 - 159 pages
...from her. Miss Nightingale says that there are thousands of patients annually starved in the midst of plenty from want of attention to the ways which...the sick themselves, who will not make the effort to take what is perfectly possible to them. For instance, to most very weak patients it 14 CONVALESCENT...
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Medical Communications, Volume 15

Massachusetts Medical Society - Medical - 1892
...observer of the sick will agree that many patients are starved in the midst of plenty, simply from the want of attention to the ways which alone make it possible for them to take food. For example, if the patient has a fever with remissions or intermissions, it is of the first importance...
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The Boston Medical and Surgical Journal, Volume 125

Medicine - 1891
...observer of the sick will agree that many patients are starved in the midst of plenty, simply from the want of attention to the ways which alone make it possible for them to take food. For example, if the patient has a fever with remissions or intermissions, it is of the first imponaaeeun...
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Malnutrition in the Elderly: A National Crisis: A Focus on the Problems ...

Kathy Cope - Social Science - 1996 - 77 pages
..."Every-careful observer of the sick will agree in this that thousands of patients are starved in the midst of plenty, from want of attention to the ways which alone make it possible for them to take food." Florence Nightingale "The body's decline is due not to the passing of years, but to the combined...
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