Nursing: What it Is and What it Is Not


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Essay #: 051506
Total text length is 10,983 characters (approximately 7.6 pages).

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Nursing: What it Is and What it Is Not
A Review  
My intention in this book is not to discuss nursing as a craft but to demonstrate nursing as a sanitary undertaking. Many women have the responsibility of caring for relatives but lack essential knowledge about the links between environment and health. Many women and even the best caregivers lack the basic information of sanitary knowledge and household hygiene which is why the rates of adult and child mortality are so high. My purpose is to correct misconceptions about disease, symptoms, and apply essential nursing actions to work with nature in bringing about control over disease. First of all, nearly all disease is reparative which means it can be managed and the nurse needs...
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.....e craft and, without it, it will be impossible for the patient to regain health and wellbeing. 
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