chapter  27
Why Florence Nightingale, the Famous Nurse Who Pioneered the Graphic Presentation of Statistical Data, Is the Now-Forgotten “Mother” of Program Evaluation and PowerPoint® Illustrations
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THE CALLING She was rich, a respected member of the aristocracy that ruled England and the British Empire. This fact more than any other explains how Florence Nightingale defined herself as the archetypical nurse, secured the opportunity to demonstrate her professional prowess, and inevitably succeeded as a political and institutional reformer.