visiting nurse


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visiting nurse

n.
A registered nurse employed by a public health agency or hospital to promote community health and especially to visit and administer treatment to sick people in their homes.

visiting nurse

n
1. (Medicine) (in the US) a registered nurse employed by a community, hospital, etc, to visit and nurse the sick in their homes or to promote public health
2. (Professions) (in the US) a registered nurse employed by a community, hospital, etc, to visit and nurse the sick in their homes or to promote public health

vis′iting nurse′


n.
a registered nurse employed by a social service agency to give medical care to the sick in their homes or to implement other public health programs.
[1920–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.visiting nurse - a nurse who is paid to visit the sick in their homesvisiting nurse - a nurse who is paid to visit the sick in their homes
nurse - one skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician)
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