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1. a person, usually a woman, who tends the sick, injured, or infirm
2. Zoology a worker in a colony of social insects that takes care of the larvae
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What does it mean when you dream about a nurse?

Dreaming of a nurse suggests a need to be taken care of and to be healed. It also sometimes indicates a healing is in progress. This dream also implies that strained or unpleasant conditions are being set aright.

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De los dos asentamientos suburbanos de la ciudad de La Plata, LPS tenia mejores condiciones socioambientales que LPN y en ambos la situacion era mejor que en MR (cuadro 1).
(Apparently the LPN was hired at the time the cook quit and, although the facts in the case indicate that she replaced the cook, it was simply a matter of timing and not a matter of replacing those duties.) The new cook likewise "attended to the very personal needs and requirements" of Mrs.
In an emergency situation, the RN delegates a task/procedure to an LPN if the RN believes that the risk to the client safety is greater if not delegated.
Therefore, we evaluated the effect of previous abdominal surgery on operative and perioperative outcomes in adult patients undergoing transperitoneal laparoscopic partial (LPN) or radical (LRN) nephrectomy for renal masses.
The LPN is targeted towards those schools and young people who have least access to Shakespeare, cultural provision and the RSC.
"The awareness of the value of services provided by community optical practices across Sussex has grown considerably over the past year and there is great enthusiasm from staff within the PCTs to take the Eyecare LPN forward."
Shirley Bebout, LPN, Andrew Behnk, RN, Rebel Benton, RN, Cindy Cox, LPN, Duane Denton, RN, Lindzie Faubus, RN, Verona Guthrie, Nancy Hudson, RN, Kathryn Kocher-Brandt, RN, Shawn Meininger, LPN, Jay Mullen, LPN, Johnny Steibens, Kristi Taylor, RN, Anna True, LPN, Jennifer Vest, RN, Terry Webster, RN
15 June 2011 - Fitch set yesterday an expected long-term foreign currency rating of B-(exp) to the upcoming USD300m (EUR210m) loan participation notes (LPN) issue of Ukraine's capital Kyiv.
Jodi Rell (R) to reconsider her proposed suspension in FY 2010 of the licensed practical nursing (LPN) program offered at 10 state technical high schools.
The Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Programme, involves collaboration with the government of Jamaica, the Centre For Nursing Studies (CNS) in Canada and Marmicmon Integrated Marketing & Communications.
CASE FACTS: Mary Ellen Grossman, a licensed practical nurse (LPN), was employed by Martin Luther Manor, a nursing home, from March 2004, until she was fired in September 2004.