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How Florence Nightingale Cleaned up ‘Hell on Earth’ Hospitals

In late 1854, Florence Nightingale arrived in Istanbul to treat casualties from the Crimean War.  What she found were conditions of abject squalor, disease and filth. Sent to manage the nurses, she quickly made a much larger impact. A PBS feature run in honor of her birthday traced her emergence during this conflict and her later efforts to revolutionize medical care and collective hygiene. Her efforts to improve sanitation may have saved thousands of lives, but infectious diseases...

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