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Nightingale

 [nīt´in-gāl″]
Florence (1820– 1910). Founder of modern nursing. She was born in Florence, Italy, of English parents. In 1854 she led a group of nurses to the Crimea to care for English troops, and later she reorganized military nursing and sanitation in England and then India. She also contributed to the field of dietetics, and her skill as a statistician in gathering data won her election to the Royal Statistical Society and honorary membership in the American Statistical Association.
Florence Nightingale. Courtesy of Florence Nightingale Museum, London, U.K.

Night·in·gale

(nīt'in-gāl),
Florence, 1820-1910. English nurse; founder of modern nursing.
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"Look, look!" cried the Tree, "the rose is finished now"; but the Nightingale made no answer, for she was lying dead in the long grass, with the thorn in her heart.
Beginning in August 2005, Suzie worked as an Intake Coordinator for Nightingale Home Healthcare, Inc., a company providing home health care services.
The service, titled 'A Commemoration Service to Honour the Life and Legacy of Edith Cavell and Florence Nightingale', was organised by the Florence Nightingale Foundation and Cavell Nurses' Trust.
"Are you reading Earl Nightingale?" He asked with interest.
"What we are doing is, in many ways, creating a journey into the nightingale's world - mythological, folkloric and also slightly natural history and environmental."
A police officer was called to the scene, who warned Nightingale that he could be charged with evading a toll.
Next year is the 34th installment of the awards, which culminates in the statewide Nightingale Luminary Awards & Gala on Saturday, May 11, 2019.
Brig Gen Akwasi Yeboah Agyapong said the annual event, which was instituted by the facility six years ago, was in honour of Florence Nightingale, the Mother of Nursing and a celebrated English social reformer and statistician, who laid the foundations of the nursing profession by organising the treatment and tending of wounded soldiers during the Crimean War.
Eagles Meadow manager Kevin Critchley is hoping the community events will help provide a big financial boost to the hospice, with the all the proceeds from the fee for a pitch going to Nightingale House.
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Nightingale currently provides its EMR solution to 4,000 physicians in Canada, mainly in Ontario and the Atlantic provinces.