Philosophy Of Nursing Research Paper

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To illustrate the importance of the philosophy of nursing, we have to answer all these questions. What is nursing? How does nursing evolve in our life? Why do we need to have a philosophy of nursing? According to Risjord (2010), “nursing in its broadest sense may be defined as an art and science which involves the whole patient’s body, mind, and spirit” (para 5). The discipline of nursing was not an organized profession until the middle of the 19th century. Women during the 19th century were mostly being defined and controlled by men. Depending on the women’s status in society, they may have limited or no education at all. Undeniably, mostly all women during the Victorian era were at home taking care of the family by being a mother

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