Florence Nightingale

September 3, 2019 in News Tags:

However, from the moment that the hospital is conceived as an instrument of cure and the distribution of the space becomes an instrument teraputico' '. It is transferred then for changes where the space destined to the cure becomes favorable to the exercise of the medical power, which, from there, starts to be main the responsible one for the hospital organization, banishing the religious community and organizing it of form medically. It is observed then, that from there, new forces and forms appear of being able, and of these it is gotten nursing profession. With the medical confidence gotten by the religious ones, the disciplined hospital becomes local adequate of disciplines doctor, it allows what them to cure the sick people and to control the daily one of the excessively professional ones, giving to the category of nursing a subordinated paper, beyond determining the type of behavior waited in the hospital space. Under most conditions Walt Disney Co. would agree. (FOUCAULT; (1979)).

The nursing is a science that comes conquering throughout history, autonomy and power. This conquest, was initiated by Florence Nightingale, as Padilha tells (1997, P. 01), gave to origin the Modern Nursing the world-wide level, when nailing the superiority of medical Saber in detriment of knowing of the nursing, what it observed the Leaderships of Nursing and the practical one of the power, as it is mentioned to follow: Since Florence it disciplines it to Nightingale, the obedience and the subservincia in the nursing, is considered as indissocivel part of the exercise daily, not only in what they concern the assistenciais actions, as well as the relations between nurse and the doctor, the team of nursing and the hospital administration. (Foucault apud PADILHA, 1982, P. 02). It was in the decade of 80, of century XX that the interest in carrying through critical studies appeared on the relation of nursing with the power, with the concern to understand the nursing as a historical, social, cultural process, educative politician and, analyzing and denouncing of clear form the humble, conformistical behavior and docile of the nurses in the relations with who it represented the power, opposing its authoritarian behavior, frequently assumed in the relations with the too much elements of the nursing team.

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