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Watson

 [wat´sun]
Jean. Nursing educator, administrator, researcher, theorist, and practitioner. She began the development of a theory of nursing as human caring in 1979, believing that nursing must move to a new paradigm of humanism. Her theory of human caring makes a substantial contribution to nursing science regarding the spiritual and existential significance of human life. She established the Center for Human Caring at the University of Colorado to provide support for researchers exploring the phenomena of human care.

Wat·son

(waht'son),
Cecil J., U.S. physician, 1901-1983. See: Watson-Schwartz test.

Wat·son

(waht'son),
James Dewey, 20th-century U.S. geneticist and Nobel laureate. See: Watson-Crick helix.
References in classic literature ?
Its silence was ominous and sent a chill to Watson's heart.
Tearing loose from him, Watson sprang to his feet and made for the door.
Again it was a clinch, in which, in momentary safety, Watson appealed to the gang.
Again Watson put him on the floor, broke away, and was thrust back by the pasty-faced circle to duck Patsy's swinging right and effect another clinch.
Watson never struck a blow, and strove only to escape.
"I did not take long to think about it, Watson. Again I saw that grim face look over the cliff, and I knew that it was the precursor of another stone.
I owe you many apologies, my dear Watson, but it was all-important that it should be thought I was dead, and it is quite certain that you would not have written so convincing an account of my unhappy end had you not yourself thought that it was true.
"Excellent, Watson! I am very much mistaken if you have not touched the spot.
the next word is 'pig's-bristles.' We are undone, my good Watson! It is finished!"
"We pay the price, Watson, for being too up-to-date!" he cried.
Put that down, Watson. 'There is danger--may--come--very--soon--one.' Then we have the name
'Douglas'--'rich--country--now--at--Birlstone--House--Birlstone-- confidence--is--pressing.' There, Watson! What do you think of pure reason and its fruit?