Orem

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Orem

 [or´em]
Dorothea E. A leader in nursing service and nursing education, whose concept of nursing was first published in 1959 in a government publication entitled Guides for Developing Curricula for the Education of Practical Nurses. Development of a self-care model for nursing was continued by Orem and other members of the Nursing Model Committee of the Catholic University Faculty.
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