holistic nursing


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holistic nursing

A format of nursing care that integrates the patient’s body, mind and spirit through therapeutic touch, bodywork, reflexology and other manoeuvres.

holistic nursing

The art and science of caring for the whole person.
See: holism
See also: nursing
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The PCOM holistic nursing program provides the philosophical, professional, educational, and clinical groundwork necessary for nurses of the future.
SEPTEMBER 29-30: 3rd ANNUAL INTEGRATIVE AND HOLISTIC NURSING CONFERENCE: BRINGING HEALING TO YOU AND YOUR PATIENTS @ Hilton San Diego Resort in San Diego, California.
Effective engagement was considered a key feature of their role and involved responding to referrals, setting in place initial and ongoing visits and, importantly, undertaking a thorough holistic nursing assessment.
Not so long ago, a review paper, "Utility of Nutraceutical Products Marketed for Cognitive and Memory Enhancement," was published in the Journal of Holistic Nursing. The authors identified a sample of 14 commercially available memory-enhancing herbal products.
Also well-represented at the meeting were the American College for the Advancement of Medicine (ACAM), the American Holistic Nursing Association, the Natural Products Association and the Academic Consortium for Complementary and Alternative Healthcare.
I've been in long term care, elder care, end-of-life care and holistic nursing for 25 years, and during that time became director of nursing for a nursing home.
Carla Mariano, in her interview, Holistic Nursing Today, eloquently defines the evolving language of holistic care.
In addition, opportunities beyond traditional RN occupations are emerging, such as orthotics, parish nursing, patient advocacy, ethicist, holistic nursing, medical graphics and many more.
The cottage hospital prides itself on championing high-quality holistic nursing and social care to older people,and specialist staff and volunteers provide a memory clinic for older people with Alzheimer's disease.
The new titles are AIDS Patient Care & STDs, published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.; Critical Care Nursing, Family and Community Health, Holistic Nursing Practice, and The Journal of Perinatal & Neonatal Nursing, published by Aspen Publishers, Inc.; Current Opinion in Endocrinology & Diabetes, Current Opinion in Gastroenterology, and Current Opinion in Organ Transplantation, published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; Hospitals and Health Networks, from Health Forum, Inc.; The Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of London; The Milbank Quarterly, published by Blackwell Publishers; Endocrinology, The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Molecular Endocrinology, from the Endocrine Society; and Seminars in Neurology, from Thieme Publishers.
(5.) Barbara Blattner, Holistic Nursing, Englewood Cliffs, N.J.
In dealing with the little-discussed subject of holistic nursing, the commentators in the book reveal a more sympathetic attitude.

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