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Nursing: Home


Nursing is the care and nurturing of healthy and ill people, individually or in groups and communities. The American Nurses Association identifies four essential features of contemporary nursing practice:

  1. Attention to the full range of human experiences and responses to health and illness without restriction to a problem-focused orientation.
  2. Integration of objective data with knowledge gained from an understanding of the patient or group’s subjective experience.
  3. Application of scientific knowledge to the processes of diagnosis and treatment.
  4. Provision of a caring relationship that facilitates health and healing.

In this guide, you will find lists of resources that are both appropriate and relevant to topics in nursing.

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