Florence Nightingale’s rose diagram | The Beauty of Diagrams

Florence Nightingale's revolutionary and controversial rose diagram showed that hospitals, as they were, could kill.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 1'25''
  • Broadcast year: 2010
Curriculum Connection
  • History | Medicine in Britain, c1000-present | c1700-c1900: Medicine in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Britain | Approaches to prevention and treatment

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Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Programme: The Beauty of Diagrams
  • Episode: Florence Nightingale