Nursing - Chapter Summary - English IX
Chapter Summary from "Nursing" for class 9th, IX, Ninth Class
Nursing means looking after the sick or injured. Nursing is also regarded important in Islam. Prophet (peace be upon him) paid visits even to his ailing enemies. Muslim women worked as nurses on the battlefields and in the hospitals. Florence Nightingale is considered as the founder of modern nursing. She decided to serve the suffering humanity by becoming a nurse. Though her family opposed her to becoming a nurse, She did not give in. Her family allowed her to become a nurse at last. She got training for nursing In Germany. She played a great role in the Crimean war between England and Russia. She managed military hospitals at Crimea.(adamjeecoaching.blogspot.com) She was awarded £45000 for her services in the war. She established an institution for training nurses in London with that money.