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Definition: The field of nursing care concerned with the promotion, maintenance, and restoration of health.
Notes: the nursing profession only: NURSING CARE is for patients; /legislation & jurisprudence = LEGISLATION, NURSING or NURSING (IM) + JURISPRUDENCE (IM); available is /nurs: Manual 19.7+, 19.8.48; DF: NURS

Nursing Categories.
Nursing Research - Research carried out by nurses, generally in clinical settings, in the areas of clinical practice, evaluation, nursing education, nursing administration, and methodology.
Nursing Theory - Concepts, definitions, and propositions applied to the study of various phenomena which pertain to nursing and nursing research.
Specialties, Nursing - Various branches of nursing practice limited to specialized areas.

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