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Melinda Ann (1841–1930). “America's first trained nurse,” the first graduate of the Training School of the New England Hospital in Boston, in 1873. She devoted her life to active nursing and to the training of other nurses.


Barry Wyndham, 20th-century English physician. See: Richards-Rundle syndrome.

Richards, Linda

(1841-1930), a nurse considered to be the first American-trained nurse, and a graduate of the first class of the New England Hospital for Women and Children. She then studied at the Nightingale Training School in London and in 1873 organized the Massachusetts General Hospital Training School. In 1885 she was sent to Japan to develop a training school at the Charity Hospital. In 1891 she took charge of the Philadelphia Visiting Nurse Society. She is credited with being the first to keep written records on patients, a practice she started when she worked as night superintendent at Bellevue Hospital in New York City.
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Richards to immediately reach out to the black community that he has berated and insulted and vigorously pursue a healing that transcends mere words.
Richards believed that the AR had a complex role to play in communicating architectural ideas to clients and the general public; he thought of it as a 'bridge, carrying traffic in both directions' that 'can span the distance between architects and the public they serve'.
Richards also drafts and negotiates construction contracts, and renders advice to clients during a project to avoid post-project litigation.
She is, according to Richards, about 110 years old but has been known to conjure up some magic to make her appear to be a good-looking 50 to seduce a visiting deacon.
Through no fault of his own, Richards can only offer broad speculations about form and content, as the Sala Grande frescoes are known to us only through Quarrrocento copies and murky Cinquecento descriptions penned by biased critics.
With a microscope, Richards categorized contents of about 1,400 pinhead-size bladders.
It's time for parents [and] teachers to stand up to what the gay activists are telling about the lifestyle," Richards said when it was his turn to speak at the event.
BEFORE RICHARD MARTIN, exhibitions devoted to fashion tended to be characterized by dull anti-quarianism or superficial glitz.
Yet, clearly, this damage limitation exercise was never concerned with protecting Clare Richards from "hurtful" criticism.
It's far better to bring on computer technology that's not as sophisticated if a company will embrace and use it than it is to bring on a fancier solution that will sit in the box," Richards says.
Richards was a Vice President at The Medicines Company, with responsibility for product manufacturing and quality.
Richards was arrested July 5, 1975, as he, bandmate Ron Wood, a security guard and a fan traveled from Memphis, Tenn.