The aesthetic experience of nursing.

  • Kitt I Austgard
  • Published 2006 in
    Nursing philosophy : an international journal for…
This article highlights the distinction between the 'art of nursing' and 'fine art'. While something in the nature of nursing can be described as 'the art of nursing', it is not to be misunderstood as 'fine art' or craft. Therefore, the term 'aesthetic' in relation to nursing should not be linked to the aesthetic of modern art, but instead to a broader and… CONTINUE READING