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Etymology: L, distringere, to compel
1 (in hospital nursing) a group of patients in an area of the unit, usually a subdivision of a ward, for whom a nurse manager or primary nurse is responsible. Patients are customarily assigned to a district on the basis of certain shared needs for nursing care.
2 the area of a city or town assigned to a public health nurse.