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nurse

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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The effectiveness of leadership style of head nurses' practices before and after the intervention compared with 40 (58%) 63 (3.91%) increased.
Further, burnout was found to be higher for staff nurses than for those in managerial positions probably because of the higher status, increased power, and variation in the work of nurses who fulfill roles, such as being head nurse, deputy, or mentor.
Nurse: "I suppose first talk to the head nurse about the daily assignment of patients needing more intensive care, and then in our next staff meeting raise the issue of the need to take more personal responsibility for patient charting."
Timely, accurate information, such as that concerning nursing hour ration and personnel utilization, is vital to the head nurse charged with effectively managing precious resources within budgetary constraints.
The head nurse stated that assessments were required for each shift and were documented on an assessment flow sheet.
Mary was a nurse leader in Oklahoma and worked in several hospitals in the state including Muskogee Regional Hosptial were she worked for 28 years as a Staff Nurse, Head Nurse, Director of Education and Patient Family Educator.
Before he lost consciousness painter observed the "head nurse: immediately fire the nurse who had forced him to take the medication.
Major Angela Stone, Head Nurse, ICU1, 28th CSH, Baghdad, Iraq
Head nurse Darryl Williams said: "She was very concerned about them.
'Most people don't realise this and it can be difficult to tell, because animals will carry on eating even though they have dental disease,' said Francesca, head nurse at the Treforest Veterinary Practice, near Pontypridd.
Ann Smallman, Head Nurse at the hospice, said: "They were absolutely marvellous.
There is a stern head nurse (BrendaFricker) and a plot line about escape.