Sunday, July 29, 2018

Fact of the Day: Religious Nursing

Before modern nursing came to be, nurse-like care was mostly seen in religious circles as monks and nuns would often perform similar work for people in need. 

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  1. And the word "nurse" originally came from the Latin word "nutrire", meaning to suckle...
    Catholic Nuns and the military often provided nursing-like services. It took until the 20th century for nursing to become a secular profession.

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  2. Fun fact: I almost became a nurse. Got into nursing in a uni I applied for but ended up going somewhere else for a different field:D

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  3. Hopefully they did more than pray

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    1. Pathetic reply.
      One hopes that you never are in need of medical attention.
      Colin

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  4. Goodness and kind acts are always great to see, especially for those in need. Hugs and Happy Sunday! RO

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  5. Interesting. I didn't know that.

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  6. Nursing is a tough job. The patience one needs especially with onery patients. I'm grateful I didn't become a nurse like the Mama wanted me to be.

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