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Overview page. Subjects: Law.

In legal usage in many contexts, the actual (what occurs in fact, and may be proved as a fact) is contrasted with what is deemed or implied by operation of ...

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self-actualization <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing. 18 words.

the tendency to realize and fulfil one’s maximum potential. See Maslow’s hierarchy of human needs.

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Planning for the Actual Death

Patricia Berry and Julie Griffie.

in Social Aspects of Care

November 2015; p ublished online February 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing. 11125 words.

The nurse provides much of the care and support to patients and families throughout the disease trajectory and is the profession most likely to be present at the time of death. This chapter...

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nausea <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing. 20 words.

the feeling that one is about to vomit, as experienced in seasickness. Actual vomiting often occurs subsequently.

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hesitation <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing. 24 words.

(in urology) a delay between being ready to pass urine and the actual flow of urine. See lower urinary tract

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clinical medicine <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing. 37 words.

the branch of medicine dealing with the study of actual patients and the diagnosis and treatment of disease at the

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Maslow’s hierarchy of human needs <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing. 59 words.

a listing of human needs in order of priority, from basic physiological needs (e.g. eating and drinking) to self-actualization. It

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Social Aspects of Care

Edited by Nessa Coyle and Betty R. Ferrell.

November 2015; p ublished online February 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing. 136 pages.

The fifth volume in the HPNA Palliative Nursing Manuals is focused on the social aspects of care. Illness is incorporated into every aspect of family life, and there is a mutual influence...

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