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Descriptor English: Holistic Nursing
Descriptor Spanish: Enfermería Holística
Descriptor Portuguese: Enfermagem Holística
Descriptor French: Soins infirmiers holistiques
Entry term(s): Nursing, Holistic
Tree number(s): H02.478.676.313
K01.752.712.708
N02.421.533.282
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018939
Scope note: 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)
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Holistic Health (1980-1995)
Nursing Care (1971-1995)
Philosophy, Nursing (1971-1995)
Public MeSH Note: 96
History Note: 96
Entry Version: HOLISTIC NURS
DeCS ID: 32725
Unique ID: D018939
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1996/01/01
Date of Entry: 1995/02/17
Revision Date: 2015/06/29
Holistic Nursing - Preferred
Concept UI M0028308
Scope note 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)
Preferred term Holistic Nursing
Entry term(s) Nursing, Holistic



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