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nurse's aide

noun

Simple Definition of nurse's aide

  • : a person whose job is to help nurses to take care of patients

Full Definition of nurse's aide

  1. :  a worker who assists trained nurses in a hospital by performing unspecialized services (as giving baths)

1943

First Known Use of nurse's aide

1943


Medical Dictionary

nurse's aide

noun

Medical Definition of nurse's aide

  1. :  a person who assists trained nurses in a hospital by performing general services (as making beds, giving baths, or taking vital signs)




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