Definition of nursing
Nursing encompasses autonomous and collaborative groups and communities, sick or well and in all settings.
The use of clinical judgement in the provision of care to enable people to improve, maintain or recover health, to cope with health problems and to achieve the best possible quality of life – Virginia Avena Henderson
The Unique function of the nurses is to assist the individual, sick or well in the performance of those activities. Contributing to health or its recovery.
Nursing is the protection and optimization of health and activities.