public health(redirected from public health nursing)
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Related to public health nursing: community health nursing
The science and practice of protecting and improving the health of a community, as by preventive medicine, health education, control of communicable diseases, application of sanitary measures, and monitoring of environmental hazards.
health services to improve and protect community health, esp. preventive medicine, immunization, and sanitation.
n. salubridad pública, rama de la medicina que se dedica a la atención social, física y mental de los miembros de una comunidad.