home health nurse


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home health nurse

a nurse who is responsible for a group of clients in the home setting. Visits clients on a routine basis to assist client and family with care as needed and to teach family the care needed so that the client may remain at home.
Synonym(s): visiting nurse

home health nurse

(hōm helth nŭrs)
One responsible for a group of clients in the home setting; visits clients on a routine basis to assist client and family with care as needed and to teach family the care needed so that the client may remain at home. Also called visiting nurse

home health nurse

A nurse who visits patients in their homes to provide skilled nursing services, such as assessment and patient and family teaching.
See also: nurse
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THE DEFENSE The home health nurse acted properly in contacting the doctor.
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Deborah Kellerman has accepted employment as a home health nurse at the Perry County Health department.
The State Board of Nursing is seeking a qualified professional nurse currently employed as a home health nurse for appointment to the Board.
She had been employed by the Department for a total of ten and one-half years, previously working as a home health nurse. On August 8, 1995, Nurse Truelove suffered injuries to her neck and shoulder when she was involved in an automobile accident while performing her duties as a visiting home health nurse.
Clinical decision: You persuade her to try a home health nurse and arrange for three visits a week to help with medications, check recorded blood glucose values, and reinforce insulin injection techniques.
Maternal assessments were compared with bilirubin levels and home health nurse assessments to determine their accuracy.
Home care services include visits from the home health nurse, personal care, and chore services.
Patients are trained to use the equipment by a home health nurse. A single one- or two-hour home visit is required to install the equipment and to train the patient.

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