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Nursing


Definition:
A health profession concerned with the promotion of health, prevention of illness and the care of the sick, disabled and dying.
Discussion:
Contemporary nursing literature increasingly emphasizes nursing research, advanced nursing practice, nursing policy, technological developments such as nursing informatics, and innovations in nursing education.
Scope and emphasis:
Collected comprehensively.
Special considerations:
The History of Medicine Division maintains notable manuscripts in nursing.
See also:
8/26/04
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