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      February 28 10:00am
      For this sound installation, New York-based artist Freya Powell created an audio archive where participants were invited to anonymously share one memory they would like to keep forever and one they would like to let go. more »
    • Sophomore "Chew on This" Series: It's Not Too Late
      February 28 12:00pm
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      • Competition Pool
        February 28 5:30am
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      • Freya Powell | Omniscience and Oblivion
        February 28 10:00am
        For this sound installation, New York-based artist Freya Powell created an audio archive where participants were invited to anonymously share one memory they would like to keep forever and one they would like to let go. more »
      • Sophomore "Chew on This" Series: It's Not Too Late
        February 28 12:00pm
        Learn about opportunities to get involved at IUPUI.  more »
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        March 01 12:00am
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        March 01 5:30am
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      Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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        • Competition Pool
          February 28 5:30am
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        • Freya Powell | Omniscience and Oblivion
          February 28 10:00am
          For this sound installation, New York-based artist Freya Powell created an audio archive where participants were invited to anonymously share one memory they would like to keep forever and one they would like to let go. more »
        • Sophomore "Chew on This" Series: It's Not Too Late
          February 28 12:00pm
          Learn about opportunities to get involved at IUPUI.  more »
        • Arena Pro Series
          March 01 12:00am
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        • Competition Pool
          March 01 5:30am
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        Tuesday, February 28, 2017

          About This Event

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          Christine Hallett is Professor of Nursing History and Director of Midwifery at the University of Manchester.  She holds doctorates in Nursing and in History and is the author of Containing Trauma: Nursing Work in the First World War (2009) and Celebrating Nurses (2010).

          The work of nurses in the care and the treatment of casualties of gas poisoning during the First World has been underestimated, unrecognised and under-valued.  The effects of chlorine, phosgene, mustard gas and lewisite upon those who were exposed required treatment and dressing of burns and blisters, the swabbing and treatment of chemically-damaged eyes, and the administration of oxygen and inhalants to lung-damaged patients.  It was, in effect, the total nursing care of helpless patients. The talk focuses on nursing work on the Western Front, and looks, in particular at the care offered in casualty clearing stations and base hospitals.  It draws upon the personal writings of nurses: their letters, diaries and autobiographical accounts.

          A lunch will be provided.  Space is limited; please RSVP to nholdcro@iupui.edu

          Part of the John Shaw Billings History of Medicine Society History of Medicine Speakers Series 2013.  Sponsored by the IU School of Nursing and the IU Student History of Medicine Organization.  Co-sponsored by the Medical Humanities & Health Studies Program.

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          • Competition Pool
            February 28 5:30am
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          • Freya Powell | Omniscience and Oblivion
            February 28 10:00am
            For this sound installation, New York-based artist Freya Powell created an audio archive where participants were invited to anonymously share one memory they would like to keep forever and one they would like to let go. more »
          • Sophomore "Chew on This" Series: It's Not Too Late
            February 28 12:00pm
            Learn about opportunities to get involved at IUPUI.  more »
          • Arena Pro Series
            March 01 12:00am
            swim meet more »
          • Competition Pool
            March 01 5:30am
            lap swim more »
          Tuesday, February 28, 2017