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Mercy Hospital - School of Nursing - Page 1 of 3

… ether anesthesia by drop method; giving nursing care, post-op, for two or three weeks.” In the 1890s the organizations that became the American…

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Mercy Hospital - School of Nursing - Page 2 of 3

… Customs and Rules at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing Mercy School of Nursing students, Portland, 1977Item Contributed byMercy Hospital…

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Mercy Hospital - School of Nursing - Page 3 of 3

… A 1965 letter of thanks gushed that “These nurses in Special Care Units certainly exemplify the high class training they received in their student…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Caring For Our Families and Friends

Record of payment to the town’s nurses stops in the late 1970s. Irene Kent served as town nurse from 1951 until 1957 and again from 1967 until 1972.

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Mercy Hospital - People of Mercy - Page 1 of 2

… for both hospital nursing service and nursing education, she assumed chairmanship at Saint Joseph’s College to establish their nursing department…

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Mercy Hospital - Mercy Stories

of nursing and patient care at Mercy Hospital A Story by Bette Neville My work as chief of surgery at Mercy Hospital A Story by Doctor Robert…

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Mercy Hospital - People of Mercy - Page 2 of 2

… which emphasized more diverse Pastoral Care teams that would “promote the spiritual care of patients—Catholic and non-Catholic.” Sister Mary…

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Mercy Hospital - Founding of Mercy

Demand for trained nurses led to the opening of the Training School for Nurses of the Queen’s Hospital in 1920.

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Mercy Hospital - Mercy & the Community

Nurse Corps with recruitment. In 1947, an emergency struck closer to home. Known as the Great Fires of 1947, a series of blazes from York County to…

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Mercy Hospital - Growth & Expansion - Page 2 of 2

… of Anesthesia, and in 1979 established a Special Care Unit (Intensive Care in today’s terms). Mercy expanded again in 1982, and the hospital added…

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Mt. Desert Island Hospital

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St. Joseph Healthcare

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Mercy Hospital - Portland Hospitals Before Mercy

Modern hospital care as its understood in the 21st century, is a recent development in medical history.

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Mercy Hospital - Sisters of Mercy

… inheritance to build a House of Mercy to care for homeless women and children in Dublin, which opened in 1827.

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Mercy Hospital - McAuley Residence

… McAuley Residence has provided comprehensive care to 330 women and children, and it continues to be an important hub for comprehensive care and…

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The Cedars

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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Historic Hallowell - In Sickness and in Health

… Martha Ballard and great-grandfather of civil war nurse and founder of the American Red Cross, Clara Barton) and Benjamin Vaughan.

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Lincoln, Maine - Other Early Hospitals

… to open a hospital in 1932 while working as a nurse in a nursing home. She witnessed women giving birth in their homes or in “maternity hospitals.”…

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Historic Hallowell - Martha Ballard

… terms, she was simultaneously a midwife, nurse, physician, mortician, pharmacist, and attentive wife.

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor: Healthcare Center of Eastern and Central Maine - Page 2 of 2

… Health, Neurosciences, Orthopedics, Palliative Care, Patient and Family Centered Care, Patient Blood Management, Pediatric Services, Pelvic Floor…

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor: Healthcare Center of Eastern and Central Maine - Page 1 of 2

… realized how much of a help the doctors and nurses at the hospital could be to them and their community.

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Wadsworth Era: 1786-1807

Zilpah devoted herself to nursing her sister and, with Stephen, watched by her bedside. Other notable residents: Henry Wadsworth (1785-1804) was a…

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Lincoln, Maine - Cars, Model T

My mom is a nursing student, works, and takes care of my littler sister. At the moment my sister is having very bad medical issues, so she is always…