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visiting nurse

noun

Definition of visiting nurse

  1. :  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



1918

First Known Use of visiting nurse

1918


Medical Dictionary

visiting nurse

noun

Medical Definition of visiting nurse

  1. :  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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