Enhancing Patient's Surrounding: Application of Nightingale's Environmental Theory Into Nursing Practice

Armish Hussain*, Kausar Karim **
* Department Of Cardiology, North West Clinic, United Arab Emirates.
** Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.
Periodicity:February - April'2020
DOI : https://doi.org/10.26634/jnur.10.1.16688


The concept of caring for an individual, as a whole, was originated by a “Lady with the Lamp” Florence Nightingale. According to Florence Nightingale, the environment has a great role in providing safe care and prompt recovery. She discussed 13 canons and gave a detailed explanation of each tenet. Her theory is still significant today because this can offer a basis for holistic patient care and a platform to improve nursing practice. It aids in providing quality care by restoring their physical, social, and psychological wellbeing. And for the implementation, nurses can play an active role in promoting the patient's health outcomes by augmenting the environment as per individual unique needs. This paper will shed light on a case scenario, which is analyzed through a nightingale environmental theory and discuss the tactics and strategies to achieve an optimal level of recovery.


Nightingale's Theory, Environment, Nursing Practice, Holistic Care.

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Hussian, A., and Karim, K. (2020). Enhancing Patient's Surrounding: Application of Nightingale's Environmental Theory into Nursing Practice. i-manager's Journal on Nursing, 10(1), 45-49. https://doi.org/10.26634/jnur.10.1.16688


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