visiting nurse


visiting nurse

noun

Definition of VISITING NURSE

:  a nurse employed by a hospital or social-service agency to perform public health services and especially to visit and provide care for sick persons in a community

First Known Use of VISITING NURSE

1918

visiting nurse

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of VISITING NURSE

: a nurse employed (as by a hospital or social-service agency) to perform public health services and especially to visit and provide care for sick persons in a community—called also public health nurse

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