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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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1. (Medicine) (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
2. (Professions) (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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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.
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|Noun||1.||visiting nurse - a nurse who is paid to visit the sick in their homes|
nurse - one skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician)
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