nursing nursing  /ˈnɜr sɪŋ/


  1. (n) the work of caring for the sick or injured or infirm
  2. (n) the profession of a nurse
  3. (n) nourishing at the breast


  1. Natalia Chang nursing her 13 month old daughter Maya.
  2. It is taught in nursing schools, practiced in hospitals and described matter-of-factly, without reservation, in Techniques in Clinical Nursing, a widely distributed textbook.
  3. Following a PTI story, Congress reports that many nursing-home residents are beaten and starved.


  1. Nursing home patient rescued after falling down steep hillside on North Side

    By Michael Hasch, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review An elderly North Side nursing home resident was rescued after tumbling over a steep hillside on Friday afternoon. It took rescue workers nearly an hour ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Mckeesport Daily News

  2. Nursing home hosting benefit lunch

    Nursing home hosting benefit lunch
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Victoria Advocate

  3. Nursing home employee charged with hurting Alzheimer's patient

    A nursing home employee was arrested Wednesday and accused of injuring an Alzheimer's patient.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Augusta Chronicle

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  1. "Very, very poor quality nursing homes do not deserve to be left untouched or unnoticed," said Sen. Herb Kohl, D-Wis., chairman of the Senate Special Committee on Aging. "This is not to be punitive. That's not our goal. Our goal is to see to...
    on Nov 28, 2007 By: Herb Kohl Source: Forbes

  2. Howard Dean, the Democratic National Chairman, says, "Every voter gets a ballot in the mail. It's comprehensive. You get to vote if you're in Iraq or a nursing home - it's not a bad way to do this."
    on Mar 10, 2008 By: Howard Dean Source: CBS 42

  3. Mr Clifford praised Tweed for his unstinting support, commenting: "Jack has been incredible. He has been nursing her every hour he is allowed to be there, brushing her teeth, holding her hand. For a 21-year-old to do what he has done is incredible....
    on Mar 18, 2009 By: Max Clifford Source: WalesOnline

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