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sick nurse Line breaks: sick nurse

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Definition of sick nurse in English:


A nurse who looks after the sick and infirm (as distinct from a children’s nurse).
Example sentences
  • On the other hand, sick nurses are associated with decayed morale, poorer outcomes for patients and an economic burden for the system, thus affecting all Canadians.
  • No matter how busy he may be, a call to a sick nurse is always promptly and cheerfully answered.
  • In her Habits, a sick nurse should be sober, active, orderly, and clean, and neat in her person.
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