Suliman, W. A., Welmann, E., Omer, T., & Thomas, L. (2009). Applying Watson's nursing theoryto assess patient perceptions of being cared for in a multicultural environment. Journal of Nursing Research, 17(4), 293-300.The research undertakes a succinct analysis of the historical evolution of nursing practices and available approaches that have improved nursing for both patients and professional nurses. The primary aim of the research was to explore the perception of patients in Saudi Arabia concerning significant caring practices of nurses attending to them. The perception of such patient towards caring practices by staff nurses is a direct reflection of several postulations depicted by Jean Watson in her nursing theory. Watson, (2002) noted that a universal obligation exists of nurses to their patient. Nonetheless, patient illustrated varied responses towards their respective nurses, especially those emerging from different backgrounds.