Care: A Concept Analysis

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Care: A Concept Analysis
Concept Analysis of Caring
Caring is concern for an individual who is suffering or is need and leads to help or assistance. The use of the term caring is not limited to the nursing profession. It is a term used in many different disciplines including medicine, education and psychology. Caring is the foundation of nursing and needs to be defined in order for the nurses to meet the expectations of their patients. It is defined by Waldow (2009) as an action that compels an individual to perform a moral action that satisfies, helps, comforts, supports or soothes someone. Caring is an important in several nursing theories including the nursing theories of Jean Watson and Marilyn Anne Ray. Jean Watson describes caring as...
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