Definition of Nursing. Meaning of Nursing. Synonyms of Nursing

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Definition of Nursing

Nursing
Nurse Nurse, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Nursed; p. pr. & vb. n. Nursing.] 1. To nourish; to cherish; to foster; as: (a) To nourish at the breast; to suckle; to feed and tend, as an infant. (b) To take care of or tend, as a sick person or an invalid; to attend upon. Sons wont to nurse their parents in old age. --Milton. Him in Egerian groves Aricia bore, And nursed his youth along the marshy shore. --Dryden. 2. To bring up; to raise, by care, from a weak or invalid condition; to foster; to cherish; -- applied to plants, animals, and to any object that needs, or thrives by, attention. ``To nurse the saplings tall.' --Milton. By what hands [has vice] been nursed into so uncontrolled a dominion? --Locke. 3. To manage with care and economy, with a view to increase; as, to nurse our national resources. 4. To caress; to fondle, as a nurse does. --A. Trollope. To nurse billiard balls, to strike them gently and so as to keep them in good position during a series of caroms.
Nursing
Nursing Nurs"ing, a. Supplying or taking nourishment from, or as from, the breast; as, a nursing mother; a nursing infant.

Meaning of Nursing from wikipedia

- Nursing is a profession within the health care sector focused on the care of individuals, families, and communities so they may attain, maintain, or recover...
- A nursing diagnosis may be part of the nursing process and is a clinical judgment about individual, family, or community experiences/responses to actual...
- Nursing homes, also known as old people's homes, care homes, rest homes, and convalescent homes, provide residential care for elderly or disabled people...
- Nursing theory is defined as "a creative and rigorous structuring of ideas that project a tentative, purposeful, and systematic view of phenomena". Through...
- by a licensed Registered Nurse. Nursing ****essment is the first step in the nursing process. A section of the nursing ****essment may be delegated to certified...
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- Science in Nursing (BSN, BScN) also known in some countries as a Bachelor of Nursing (BN) or Bachelor of Science (BS) with a Major in Nursing is an academic...
- A nursing care plan provides direction on the type of nursing care the individual/family/community may need. The main focus of a nursing care plan is to...
- The nursing process is a modified scientific method. Nursing practise was first described as a four-stage nursing process by Ida Jean Orlando in 1958...
- other's babies are engaging in a reciprocal act known as cross-nursing or co-nursing. Wetnursing existed in cultures around the world until the invention...
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