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Unformatted text preview: or believes is happening to them and then assists the person to identify what will help his or her situation”. (p. 55) I believe nursing started out as being wholistic, from the days of Florence Nightingale. We should endeavor to maintain a wholistic form of nursing which should be the standard of care for all nurses. There are a lot of nurses who naturally take into account the total person, without even thinking or ever hearing about holistic nursing. The weekly readings stated that, “Holistic nursing care is centered on the relationship with the person and is healing oriented as contrasted to being oriented toward diseases and their cures” (www.myeclassonline.com). References Dossey, B. & Keegan, L. (2008). Holistic Nursing: A handbook for practice. Jones & Bartlett. Sudbury, MA. South University Online (2011). Weekly readings. Retrieved July 18, 2011 from http://www.myeclassonline.com...
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- Spring '11
- Nursing, Florence Nightingale, Holistic Nursing