: Ernest Hart
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Excerpt from The British Medical Journal, Vol. 1: Being the Journal of the British Medical Association; January to June, 1873 The benefit possibly accruing to the science of medicine from the observations of a highly educated class of nurses, such as we have de scribed, is incalculable. Mr. Hinton speaks thus hopefully as to the possible results With persons ever at the bedside, skilled in oh serving with the utmost accuracy, and without disturbance to the patient, all those delicate variations which disease presents, medical knowledge itself might be expected to enter upon a new development. With the observing and recording power at hand, in the form of a. Body of skilled ladies, new subjects and methods of observation could hardly-fail to develope themselves. The true nurse's part, indeed, would liesope essentially of observation, and, apart from all the benefits it would saute; upon the patient, would provide materials on which the future life of medicine might base itself. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.