A nurse is a medical professional whose main goal is to provide care to individuals, specifically maintaining or increasing their health and quality of life. They practice in many different specialties and while they are mostly seen accompanying doctors, they also work independently in other settings.
Just like any other profession requires tools to perform their jobs effectively, so do nurses. Many of the tools that nurses use are also used by other people in the medical field. Some of the most popular include stethoscopes, scrubs, scissors, clipboards, thermometers, disposable gloves, syringes, and needles.
Before modern nursing was established, nuns and monks took on the roles of providing help to the sick. During the 19th century, Florence Nightingale established the first school of nursing and so began the history of the profession. Many of the tools nurses use today were developed over centuries of trial and error and while the tools are very effective, there are still more advancements that need to be made.
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