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How did florence night def nursing

the act of utilizing the environment of the patient to assist him in his recovery


How is nursing def'd today

nursing is the protection, promotion, and optimization of health adn abilities, preventions 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.


How was nursing viewed before nightingale

inapropriate for women to have a career to noble then to doctors handmaiden (due to sciences being mostly a male domain), sex object, surrogate mother, and tyrannical mother


What are the four concepts central to nursing

clients- includes family, groups, and communities
environment- internal and external, includes people in the environment
Health- degree of well-ness
nursing- the attributes, and actions of the nurse providing care