"Holistic Nursing" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A philosophy of nursing practice that takes into account total patient care, considering the physical, emotional, social, economic, and spiritual needs of patients, their response to their illnesses, and the effect of illness on patients' abilities to meet self-care needs. (From Mosby's Medical, Nursing, & Allied Health Dictionary, 4th ed, p745)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Holistic Nursing" by people in Profiles.
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute: a response to public outcry for better use of healthcare dollars. Beginnings. 2012 Aug; 32(4):14-6.
Complementary and alternative modalities used by women with female-specific cancers. Holist Nurs Pract. 2008 May-Jun; 22(3):127-38; quiz 139.
Holistic nursing: a way of being. Okla Nurse. 2005 Sep-Nov; 50(3):25-6.
East meets West: a search for holism in Korean nursing practice. J Holist Nurs. 2005 Sep; 23(3):356-62.
Planting seeds at Esalen: collaborative relationships in holistic healthcare. Beginnings. 2005; 25(3):3, 17.
Attaining legitimacy with holistic nursing research. Beginnings. 2005; 25(2):8-9.
Holistic approach to resolving American Indian/Alaska Native health care disparities. J Holist Nurs. 2004 Sep; 22(3):201-8.