What does Nursing mean?

Definitions for Nursing
nurs·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nursingnoun

    the work of caring for the sick or injured or infirm

  2. nursingnoun

    the profession of a nurse

  3. nursing, breast feedingnoun

    nourishing at the breast

Wiktionary

  1. nursingnoun

    breastfeeding

  2. nursingnoun

    The process or profession of caring for patients as a nurse.

    She went into nursing as a career.

  3. nursingadjective

    In the state of suckling young, lactating.

    The nursing bear wouldn't move far until her cubs were older.

  4. nursingadjective

    Referring to nurses.

    The nursing staff worked overtime at the hospital.

Wikipedia

  1. Nursing

    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 optimal health and quality of life. Nurses may be differentiated from other health care providers by their approach to patient care, training, and scope of practice. Nurses practice in many specialties with differing levels of prescription authority. Nurses comprise the largest component of most healthcare environments; but there is evidence of international shortages of qualified nurses. Nurses collaborate with other healthcare providers such as physicians, nurse practitioners, physical therapists, and psychologists. Unlike nurse practitioners, nurses typically can not prescribe medications in the US. Nurse practitioners are nurses with a graduate degree in advanced practice nursing. They practice independently in a variety of settings in more than half of the United States. Since the postwar period, nurse education has undergone a process of diversification towards advanced and specialized credentials, and many of the traditional regulations and provider roles are changing.Nurses develop a plan of care, working collaboratively with physicians, therapists, the patient, the patient's family, and other team members that focuses on treating illness to improve quality of life. In the United Kingdom and the United States, clinical nurse specialists and nurse practitioners, diagnose health problems and prescribe the correct medications and other therapies, depending on particular state regulations. Nurses may help coordinate the patient care performed by other members of a multidisciplinary health care team such as therapists, medical practitioners, and dietitians. Nurses provide care both interdependently, for example, with physicians, and independently as nursing professionals. In addition to providing care and support, nurses educate the public, and promote health and wellness.

ChatGPT

  1. nursing

    Nursing is a healthcare profession focused on the care of individuals, families, and communities to help them attain, maintain, or recover optimal health and quality of life. Nurses work in various medical settings such as hospitals, clinics, schools, and nursing homes, and they are responsible for tasks including the implementation of patient care plans, administration of medications, monitoring health conditions, and provision of emotional support to patients and their families. Nursing practice is based on knowledge, skills, critical thinking, and professional values.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nursing

    of Nurse

  2. Nursingadjective

    supplying or taking nourishment from, or as from, the breast; as, a nursing mother; a nursing infant

Wikidata

  1. Nursing

    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 optimal health and quality of life. Nurses may be differentiated from other health care providers by their approach to patient care, training, and scope of practice. Nurses practice in a wide diversity of practice areas with a different scope of practice and level of prescriber authority in each. Many nurses provide care within the ordering scope of physicians, and this traditional role has come to shape the historic public image of nurses as care providers. However, nurses are permitted by most jurisdictions to practice independently in a variety of settings depending on training level. In the postwar period, nurse education has undergone a process of diversification towards advanced and specialized credentials, and many of the traditional regulations and provider roles are changing. The American Nurses Association states nursing is the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, communities, and populations.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Nursing

    The field of nursing care concerned with the promotion, maintenance, and restoration of health.

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British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Nursing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4610

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Nursing' in Nouns Frequency: #2536

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Nursing' in Adjectives Frequency: #901

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nursing in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nursing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Nursing in a Sentence

  1. Velma Moody:

    That's where they go. And now these nursing homes are like a petri dish for the continued development of this virus that is killing us.

  2. David Stevenson:

    Hearing from the relatives of people who have suffered abuse and neglect in nursing homes will be incredibly important and powerful, and also hearing from industry leaders and researchers and those who are engaged in nursing home oversight and accountability I think will be really important, the big challenge of abuse and neglect in nursing homes is, I think, it has been persistent over a number of years.

  3. David Stevenson:

    We try to identify broader trends about quality of care, but specifically identifying abuse and neglect can be challenging, broadly speaking, I think there have been a lot of quality improvements in nursing home care over the last few decades.

  4. Grechen Shirley:

    I would literally be nursing my son, while my daughter put hairclips in my hair, and I’d have my headphones on and would be dialing for dollars.

  5. Garrett Peel of Medistar:

    Its basically a high-performance COVID-19 killer, this is safe and effective. We want to roll this out of Texas first and start deploying them in schools, nursing homes. This unit could be deployed in 60 days.

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