Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine,  2 (1853–54), 5–10.

Recollections of an Hospital Nurse





Medical Practitioners, Hospitals

    Family debts and an interest in medical books prompted the author to pursue a career as a sister at a hospital where an acquaintance was the head physician. The physician was impressed by the author's medical knowledge and invited her to replace an intemperate head nurse at the hospital. Describes one of her harrowing hospital experiences.

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