Florence Nightingale's Environmental Theory. Provide 3 evidence-based examples that demonstrate how Florence Nightingale's Environmental Theory supports nursing practice. provide support and rationale for each each.
The Environmental Theory by Florence Nightingale defined Nursing as “the act of utilizing the environment of the patient to assist him in his recovery.” It involves the nurse's initiative to configure environmental settings appropriate for the gradual restoration of the patient's health, and that external factors play imperative role in the healing process of a patient. In the theory, Florence provides several canons of environment as highlighted: ventilation, light, noise, cleanliness of rooms, personal hygiene and consumption of well-prepared foodstuffs among others.