Doreen Norton

Nurse, Deceased Person

1922 – 2007

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Who was Doreen Norton?

Doreen Norton, OBE, FRCN was an English nurse, in the 1950s she used research to show that the best treatment and prevention of bedsores was removing the pressure by turning the patient.

A fellow of the Royal College of Nursing, Norton was regarded as instrumental in changing nursing practices to effectively treat pressure ulcers, a major killer of hospital inpatients.

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Born
May 1, 1922
Dartford
Profession
Died
Dec 30, 2007
Worthing

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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