visiting nurse

visiting nurse

noun
a registered nurse employed by a social service agency to give medical care to the sick in their homes or to implement other public health programs.

Origin:
1920–25

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visiting nurse
 
n
(in the US) a registered nurse employed by a community, hospital, etc, to visit and nurse the sick in their homes or to promote public health

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visiting nurse vis·it·ing nurse (vĭz'ĭ-tĭng)
n.
A registered nurse employed by a public health agency or hospital to promote community health and especially to visit and administer treatment to sick people in their homes.

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