What is nurse?

  • (verb): Treat carefully.
    Example: "He nursed his injured back by liyng in bed several hours every afternoon"; "He nursed the flowers in his garden and fertilized them regularly"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on nurse, nurses:

Cape Cod Hospital - History
... Before the founding of the hospital, the Visiting Nurse Association of Cape Cod formed in 1916 to establish a single nurse in Falmouth, Massachusetts. 1971, the hospital was home to the Cape Cod Hospital School of Nursing, which trained local nurses ... and in 1996 that merged with Cape Cod Hospital and the Visiting Nurse Association to form the unified Cape Cod Healthcare organization, currently the parent ...
Bureau Of Health Professions - Nursing Recruitment and Retention Programs - Advanced Education Nursing Program
... This program encourages individuals to serve as nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurse midwives, nurse anesthetists, nurse educators, nurse administrators ...
L'Infermiera
... Luciana Paluzzi, also known by the titles I Will If You Will, The Nurse, The Sensuous Nurse and The Secrets of a Sensuous Nurse ...
County Hospital (1932 Film) - Cast
... Himself) Oliver Hardy (Himself) Billy Gilbert as The Doctor May Wallace as Miss Wallace, head nurse Estelle Etterre as Nurse Smith William Austin as Ollies' Roommate ...
American Nurses Credentialing Center - Services - Certification Exams
... Gerontological nursing Informatics nursing Medical-surgical nursing Nurse Executive (formerly Nursing Administration) Nursing Case Management Nursing Professional Development Pain Management Pediatric ...

More definitions of "nurse":

  • (verb): Try to cure by special care of treatment, of an illness or injury.
    Example: "He nursed his cold with Chinese herbs"
  • (verb): Serve as a nurse; care for sick or handicapped people.
  • (noun): A woman who is the custodian of children.
    Synonyms: nanny, nursemaid
  • (noun): One skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician).

Famous quotes containing the word nurse:

    O comfort-killing night, image of hell,
    Dim register and notary of shame,
    Black stage for tragedies and murders fell,
    Vast sin-concealing chaos, nurse of blame!
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    She’s loose! She’ll tear the roof off!
    Mark Hanna, and Nathan Hertz. Nurse (Eileen Stevens)

    This is the TV parlor
    in the best ward at Bedlam.
    The night nurse is passing
    out the evening pills.
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)