“Vigilance: The Essence of Nursing”

@article{Meyer2005VigilanceTE,
  title={“Vigilance: The Essence of Nursing”},
  author={Geralyn A Meyer and Mary Ann Lavin},
  journal={Nursing},
  year={2005},
  volume={35},
  pages={2}
}
Nursing, perhaps more than any other health care profession, claims caring as fundamental to its practice. Professional vigilance is the essence of caring in nursing. This article uses historical and theoretical bases to define professional vigilance and discuss its components. Two types of nursing diagnoses, central and surveillance, are proposed. Central diagnoses indicate the need for the nurse to plan and implement interventions for the achievement of outcomes. North American Nursing… 

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