Acknowlegments

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(1) ICU nurse with patient: Intensive Care Unit (ICU), aboard the MSC hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20). U.S. Navy photo by Journalist Seaman Erica Mater. (RELEASED).

(2) Community Health nurse in a school, Iceland. Courtesy of Institute of Community Health Nursing, Dublin, Ireland.

(4) Pediatric nurse with young patient. Photo by John Abbot . Courtesy of NYU Langone Medical Center, New York. 

(5) Community Health nurse examining patient in clinic, New Zealand. Courtesy of School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, Victoria University of Wellington.

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This is a free-hand copy of an illustration by Mary Clare Augustine Moore of the Institute of Our lady of Mercy, Baggot Street, Dublin, circa 1830s. 

Background

Likeness of Catherine McAuley. Courtesy of the Sisters of Mercy, Dublin, Ireland 

Photo of Mary Aikenhead as a young woman. Courtesy of the Religious Sisters of Charity, Dublin, Ireland.

Illustrations of community nursing, Dublin, 1830s by Mary Clare Augustine Moore. Courtesy of the Archives of the Sisters of Mercy, Dublin, Ireland.

Illustration of St. Vincent's Hospital Dublin in the mid-19th century. Courtesy of the Religious Sisters of Charity, Dublin, Ireland.

Mission of Mercy: Florence Nightingale Receiving the Wounded at Scutari. Courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery, London 

Section of the copy of the letter of Mary Vincent Whitty sent to the British War office from which the term 'careful nursing' was taken. Courtesy of the Archives of the Sisters of Mercy, Dublin, Ireland.

Overview

The human person: Pediatric ICU nurse with baby, US Navy Nurse Corps, The Navy Hospital, Guam. Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class, Jeff Viano, US Navy.

Health as human flourishing: Baby Joyce and her mother, Courtesy of World Vision Ireland.