By serving in the Crimean War, Florence Nightingale was instrumental in changing the role and perception of the nursing profession. Her dedicated service won widespread admiration and led to a significant improvement in the treatment of wounded soldiers.
Florence Nightingale: Saving lives with statistics
Lady with the Lamp - Florence Nightingale. Famous for her work in the military hospitals of the Crimea, Nightingale established nursing as a respectable profession for women. She devoted herself to medicine in spite of her family's high social standing.