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Wiener, Carolyn L.

a nursing theorist who, with Marylin J. Dodd, developed the Theory of Illness Trajectory, which involves not only the patient but the family and caregivers. The theory helps elucidate how patients and families tolerate the states of uncertainty caused by the illness and manage the illness.
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Hot wieners got some national recognition last month, when Olneyville New York System was named an ''America's Classic'' by the James Beard Foundation.