Being a nurse possibly one of the hardest and most satisfying jobs at the same time. And of course, they have to study hard to get the medical knowledge necessary to treat patients. They are almost doctors in terms of what they know, and usually deal more directly with patients than doctors themselves.
Sometimes it's "dirty work," since they have to clean the beds, change diapers , and always with a smile on his face.
In 1887, nurses were already an important part of the field of medicine, but they were subject to very strict rules that might seem completely extravagant in our times. The nurses of then not only had to treat many more patients (about 50 for each nurse), but also had to respect each of the following 9 rules that we show you:
# 1 – Nurses they had to clean the dust from the furniture and window frames of the patients, in addition to sweeping and scrubbing the floor of all the rooms.
# 2 – Each nurse had to bring a container with embers to the hospital to maintain a comfortable temperature in the rooms
# 3 – The nurses had to clean and fill the kerosene lamps daily to ensure that doctors had enough light to work properly.
# 4 – You had to take notes for easy The work of physicians
# 5 – The nurses went to work at 7 in the morning, and left at 8 in the afternoon except on Saturdays, that they could leave at noon.
# 6 – The nurses with the best results could take a rest night each week to find a husband, or two if they used to go to The Church.
# 7 – The nurses had to save a good amount of their money to be able to save for their retirement and not become a burden. The normal thing was to save 50% of his salary
# 8 – Nurses who smoked, drank alcohol, visited beauty salons or places to dance, could be questioned by his superiors.
# 9 – The nurses who exercised honestly and professionally all their functions for 5 years, received a salary increase of about 5 cents to the
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