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" A small pet animal is often an excellent companion for the sick, for long chronic cases especially. A pet bird in a cage is sometimes the only pleasure of an invalid confined for years to the same room. If he can feed and clean the animal himself, "
Notes on Nursing: What it Is, and What it is Not - Page 103
by Florence Nightingale - 1860 - 140 pages
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Florence Nightingale, Frances Ridley Havergal, Catherine Marsh, Mrs. Ranyard ...

Lizzie Alldridge - 1885 - 128 pages
...belief in animals. Many years afterwards, when her name was known all over the world, she wrote: " A small pet animal is often an excellent companion for the sick, for long chronic cases especially. An invalid, in giving an account of his nursing by a nurse and a dog, infinitely preferred that of...
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A Series of lectures on surgical nursing & hospital technic

Conrade A. Howell - 1913 - 323 pages
...life. She was intensely fond of animals, and even after her name had become illustrious, she wrote : 'A small pet animal is often an excellent companion...for the sick, for long chronic cases especially.' " With wealth and education around her, Miss Nightingale soon absorbed that grace and refinement which...
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Florence Nightingale on Public Health Care: Collected Works of Florence ...

Florence Nightingale - Health & Fitness - 2004 - 701 pages
...him of one benevolent act which has really succeeded practically—it is like a day's health to him. (A small pet animal is often an excellent companion...room. If he can feed and clean the animal himself, he ought always to be encouraged <{and assisted}> to do so. <An invalid, in giving an account of his...
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WHY THE WILD THINGS ARE

Gail F. Melson - Psychology - 2005 - 236 pages
...a lower rate than pets. 13 When Florence Nightingale, in her Notes on Nursing (1860), observed that "a small pet animal is often an excellent companion for the sick," she was reflecting a growing belief in the ameliorating effects of nature on an increasingly urban...
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The Quotable Dog Lover

Patricia M. Sherwood - Reference - 2004 - 272 pages
...have the same feelings—they understand the dogs' need because they, too, have the need. A small pet is often an excellent companion for the sick, for long chronic cases especially. FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE Noms ON NURSING (1859) The Ban-Dog Their first feat was to carry ninety tons of...
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Victorian London: The Tale of a City 1840--1870

Liza Picard - History - 2005 - 368 pages
...a patient more harm than any exertion'. 'A small pet animal is an excellent companion for the sick. A pet bird in a cage is sometimes the only pleasure of an invalid confined to the same room for years'. She loved babies, and recommended visits from them - 'No better society...
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Handbook on Animal-Assisted Therapy: Theoretical Foundations and Guidelines ...

Aubrey H. Fine - Psychology - 2011 - 552 pages
The original edition was the first book to provide a comprehensive overview of the ways in which animals can assist therapists with treatment of specific populations, and/or in ...
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