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VAST HISTORY OF NURSING ON ALL CONTINENTS, 300 AD

Volunteer nurses from The American red cross during flu epidemic (1918). Original image from Oakland Public Library. Digitally enhanced by rawpixel.

The history of nursing dates from the period. The Roman Empire endeavored to build a hospital in each town under its rule, leading to a high requirement for nurses to provide medical care alongside the doctors. The profession of nursing became considerably more prominent in Europe in the middle ages, due to the drive for medical care from the Catholic

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