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Nursing Home

Nursing Home

Nursing homes serve as residence for individuals who are too frail, too sick, or too disabled to live in their homes. It is estimated that nearly 12 million individuals are disabled enough to require long-term care. As of 1999, 1.5 million resided in nursing homes and over one third of nursing home residents were 85 [...]

September 17, 2011 More
Nursing

Nursing

Nursing is the profession of caring for the health of others; it is as much an art as it is a science. Nursing care was given by family members for many centuries and soldiers took care of wounded comrades in battles. However, nursing education did not begin until the 1800s when a hospital in Kaiserswerth, [...]

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