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interdependent

 [in″ter-dĕ-pen´dent]
pertaining to actions or activities that require one individual to work with another. Interdependent nursing actions are those that are performed by the nurse after mutual determination by the nurse and the physician. They also include activities directed by the physician but requiring nursing judgment to perform.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
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