What Does Florence Nightingale Think About Climate Change?

Salutations!  Florence Nightingale, here. Through the wonders of technology, I am able to speak to you from the past and learn about future cultures. Allow me to invest my limited time today to speak with you about stewardship of our glorious planet. 

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Crazy Medical Ads from the Past

These weird and crazy medical ads from the past are enough to make you fall off your chair. All of these are real medical ads from pharmaceutical companies and other medical companies.  Scary to say the least. We've sure come a long way baby! and thank goodness we have.

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The Evolution of the Nursing Uniform!

Do you love your scrubs?  Or maybe you are still a firm believer in white nursing dresses?  Whatever the case some of you may have wondered what the nursing uniforms of the past looked like and how the we have evolved to wear the scrubs that we know and love today!

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The future of Nursing

I was recently discussing nursing with my grandmother. She too was a nurse "way back in the day" and she has a lot of stories to tell. Many of the stories she tells I have heard many times before. So I painfully smile and think "Gawd, not again Grandma."  But some of her tales are much more interesting to me now that I'm a nurse.

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The history of the Nurse's Hat

Let's talk about...you guessed it, that hat. What's it all about? Nurses in the past lovingly talked about their hat and proudly wore them. But you won't find too many nurses today wearing these little gems. The first and last time I ever wore mine was for my graduation picture many 

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HOW ABOUT A LITTLE COCAINE?

A COKE AND A SMILE!

Lloyd Cocaine Toothache Drops In the US, cocaine was sold over the counter until 1914 and was commonly found in products like toothache drops, dandruff remedies and medicinal tonics. It can still be found in the operating room, for use during ENT cases.

Ever  wondered how "Coca Cola" got it's name? Well, when the original coke came to market, it actually had cocaine in it...Truth!

MALARIA INJECTIONS FOR NEUROSYPHILIS

Here are some of the most frightening medical procedures of the past. 

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WHEN IS NATIONAL NURSES WEEK?

WAY TO GO FLO!!!

We celebrate National Nurses week in honor of Florence Nightingale,

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