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King

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Imogene M. Nursing educator, administrator, researcher, and practitioner. She developed a conceptual framework for nursing at a time when nursing was striving for status as a science and for recognition as a legitimate profession. From her conceptual system, a theory of goal attainment was derived, within which she developed a transaction process model that makes her theory a middle range theory. Her ideas have been tested in research and used by practitioners and educators. Several other theories have been derived from her conceptual system.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

King

(king),
Earl J., Canadian biochemist, 1901-1962. See: King unit, King-Armstrong unit.
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A regional term for cocaine
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Woe to him who willfully innovates While ignorant of the constant, But should one act from knowledge of the constant One's action will lead to impartiality, Impartiality to kingliness, Kingliness to heaven, Heaven to the way, The way to perpetuity, And to the end of one's days one will meet with no danger.
Either the shadows were real, and I was no king, or it is my own kingliness that created the shadows" (304).
(14) Jaz shares this belief with Somers because of his "Cornish imagination": "The Celt needs the mystic glow of real kingliness. Hence his loneliness in the democratic world of industry, and his social perversity" (71).
greatness, a kingliness, the terrible mist of tissue and skull, so
The scepter reminds the leaders of their kingliness. Confronting the troops, by contrast, he cracks the staff as if it were a disciplinary whip, verbally chastising the soldiers as he smacks them with a physical reminder of their non-regal status.