☤ MD ☞☆☆☆ Women working in the care during the period 1850 - 1966 were named nurse. There were a nurse specific - mostly "motherly" - requirements: self-sacrifice, service, obedience, devotion, submission and fidelity. It is the image of the nurse as the extended arm of the practitioner. The nurse carries out what the doctor prescribes. To the patient, she had the role of "mother". During a night shift remained such to the infirmary to watch, amidst the patients.