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noun antetype, archetype, copy, copy in miniature, design, example, exemplar, exemplum, gauge, guide, ideal, image, imitation, miniature, mold, paradigm, paragon, pattern, plan, precedent, prototype, replica, representation, sample, specimen, standard
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MODEL. A machine made on a small scale to show the manner in which it is to be worked or employed.
     2. The Act of Congress of July 4, 1836, section 6, requires an inventor who is desirous to take out a patent for his invention, to furnish a model of his invention, in all cases which admit of representation by model, of a convenient size to exhibit advantageously its several parts.

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As most current nursing models originate from within the dominant nursing culture, Maori centred nursing practice models are not well articulated in the literature.
The old nursing model, in which nurses predominate over other team members, is no longer (if it ever was) appropriate.
To be successful, the foreign-trained doctors cannot perceive the nursing model, which focuses on patient care and is more holistic, as inferior to the physician model, which focuses on treatment and cure, Dr.
A new behavioral nursing model of MBI allows targeted assessment of distractibility, impulsivity, and irritability as aspects of impaired attention.
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CSU participates in the Northeast Ohio Access in Nursing model, which grants college credit toward a BSN to graduates of associate degree and diploma nursing programs.
This locked midwifery into a nursing model of care but it was never a comfortable fit.
It includes information on the needs of the mentally challenged person and long-term care settings in continuing care retirement communities, the latest edition of the American Nurses Association's Scope and Standards of Faith Community Nursing, and a new spirituality-centered nursing model.
Civil war nurse work was critical in advancing women's economic and professional status as standards were set and a nursing model stressed the importance of physical and moral cleanliness and discipline.
QUALITIES OF NURSING MODEL RESPECIFICATION In a series of EFAs and reliability analyses (internal consistency assessment), items were removed based on whether the item cross loaded on to more than one factor or was only loaded on to a different factor (see Table 2 for a comparison of the original 21 items and the final 12 items).
It is important to note that in years past, the HD unit where the study took place provided care to patients using a primary nursing model whereby HD nurses were accountable for "knowing" the issues of their primary patients.
While currently not approved for implementation, the initiative would establish the nursing requirements to support the AN Corps Chief s implementation of the Patient CaringTouch System--the Army Nursing model for standardization of nursing practice--which dovetails with The Surgeon General's "Culture of Trust" imperative.

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