The focus of the discipline of nursing.

@article{Newman1991TheFO,
  title={The focus of the discipline of nursing.},
  author={Margaret A Newman and A M Sime and Sheila Corcoran-Perry},
  journal={ANS. Advances in nursing science},
  year={1991},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={1-6}
}
The focus of nursing as a discipline has not been clearly defined but is emergent in the centrality of the concepts of caring and health. The authors propose a focus for nursing as a professional discipline in the form of a statement that identifies a domain of inquiry that reflects the social relevance and nature of its service. Several perspectives from which the focus can be studied are described. The authors assert that a unitary-transformative perspective is essential for the full… CONTINUE READING

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