ScienceNews.org. Retrieved from http://www.sciencenews.org/index/generic/activity/view/id/38937/title/Florence_Nightingale_The_passionate_statistician Some more information on the effects of Nightingale's service on statistical analysis.
Strachey, L. (1918). Eminent Victorians. New York, NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons.
Retrieved from http://books.google.com/books?id=DIJmAAAAMAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=Eminent+Victorians,&hl=en&src=bmrr&ei=lTQKTrfOI7CEsAKyuZHSAQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CCoQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=nightingale&f=false A good reference for the life of Florence Nightingale, not too far removed from her own time -- the perspective is timely and fresh.
Fee, E., and Garofalo, M.E. (2010). Florence Nightingale and the Crimean War. American
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Garofalo, M.E., and Fee, E. (2010). Florence Nightingale (1820-1910): Feminism and Hospital]
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Stanley, D, and Sherratt, A. (2010). Lamp light on leadership: clinical leadership and Florence
Nightingale. Journal of Nursing Management, 18(2), 115-121
Nightingale, Florence, (1860). Notes on Nursing: What it is, and what it is not. New York: D. Appleton & Co.
Grant, S. (September 2002). New light on the Lady with the Lamp. History Today, 52(9), 11.
Peters, D. (2001). Understanding the placebo effect in complementary medicine: Theory, practice, and research. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.
Satel, S. (2000). PC, M.D.: How political correctness is corrupting medicine. Boulder, CO: Basic Books.
Underwood, E.A. (2005). Florence Nightingale. In Encyclopedia Britannica [premium service].
Warbinek, E. & Zilm,. G. (1994). History of nursing education at the University of British Columbia, 1919-1994. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press.
Appendix A Sketch of a hospital ward at Scutari, Turkey during the Crimean War by Joseph-Austin Benwell (c. 1856)
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