Nursing is one of the most important careers on which a person can embark. Yet not only does the profession not really get the recognition it deserves, but, as this article observes, many cinematic representations of nurses can be construed as being sexist:
"Not for nothing has the image of the nurse become associated with naughty Halloween costumes rather than medicine, which make the rare depictions that move beyond the stereotype even more memorable."
And, from One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest's Nurse Ratched, to Margaret “Hot Lips” Houlihan from M*A*S*H, there have been some pretty remarkable portrayals of nurses in movies over the years. Follow the link for the 10 Most Memorable Nurses In Cinema.