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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
nurse
I.noun
COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES
a student teacher/doctor/nurse (=someone who is learning to be a teacher, doctor, or nurse)
▪ Student teachers work alongside qualified teachers to gain classroom experience.
charge nurse
dental nurse
district nurse
nurse a grievance (=think a lot or for a long time about the fact you have been treated unfairly)
▪ He was nursing a grievance about not being picked for the team.
nurse a grudge (=to have a grudge and keep finding reasons for it)
▪ She was still nursing a grudge against her grandfather.
nurse practitioner
nurse/harbour/cherish an ambition (=have it for a long time, especially secretly)
▪ He had nursed an ambition to become a writer for many years.
nursery nurse
nursing care
▪ The important thing is the quality of the nursing care.
nursing home
practical nurse
staff nurse
the nursing profession
▪ Mary had retired from the nursing profession.
wet nurse
COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS
■ ADJECTIVE
male
▪ The mad boy screams as he chases the male nurses down the damp corridors.
▪ Camillus then founded the Servants of the Sick, a laity of male nurses.
▪ In the last two hours I discover that he is a pharmacist, a male nurse, and a killer.
▪ A male nurse in a white coat came out, and Jean sent him back for a wheelchair.
▪ Then I was inside the van with the male nurse in uniform.
▪ He is attended by Phil, a male nurse played by Philip Seymour Hoffman, an actor whose name always demands attention.
▪ Their male nurses, strong men, would carry them up the stairs and settle each one on to a cot.
old
▪ She bit her lip and turned away from the older nurse.
▪ The old nurse Eurycleia and her maids were summoned to cleanse the place and restore all to order.
▪ An old nurse hanged herself in one of the barns.
▪ A lightness enters the story at this point, as a woman comes to cheer the old nurse.
psychiatric
▪ And it says the decision not to assign a psychiatric nurse was made on medical and not financial grounds.
▪ We now have a new healthcare worker -- a psychiatric nurse practitioner.
▪ Why didn't she become a rape counsellor or a psychiatric nurse?
▪ A psychiatric nurse I talked to in Sheffield works twenty-eight hours and takes home £51 to keep herself and two children.
▪ It is staffed by a team of community psychiatric nurses and a team of social workers together with psychiatrists approved under the Act.
▪ She was also fitted with a hearing-aid and conciliation with the neighbours was engineered by a community psychiatric nurse.
▪ Though he had been a psychiatric nurse Bob attached more value to medication and group therapy than to dream interpretation.
▪ It would also lead to a better use of the skills of social workers, psychiatric nurses, physicians, and psychiatrists.
qualified
▪ A qualified nurse is available to treat injuries and general illnesses and to advise on general health matters.
▪ We are told that there are 28,000 qualified district nurses and health visitors.
▪ The event gives nurse managers, qualified nurses, midwives and health visitors chance to present their achievements.
▪ In an ideal world every qualified nurse would have the chance to further her professional education in this way.
▪ Mrs Ferrari employed Withers after she'd been recruited by a child minding agency by pretending she was a qualified maternity nurse.
▪ Two thirds of nurses who reported staffing levels had been changed believed the amount of qualified nurses employed had been reduced.
▪ The number and variety of specialties open to qualified nurses is wide, and probably has no equal in any other profession.
senior
▪ A senior nurse was also present all the time.
▪ The more senior nurse can also support the junior in difficult situations because of her own recent experience.
▪ The senior nurse will ensure that the learner is checking and giving drugs in the correct way.
▪ The senior nurse should participate in the teaching of students in the unit.
▪ The senior nurse may also allocate time for individual teaching of learners, or for group tutorial sessions.
▪ Under this system, junior and senior nurses work closely together in the care of a group of patients.
▪ All of this ignores the nurses who have been unofficially deputising in medical roles for many years, according to senior nurse advocates.
▪ Aren't there three of you in Marcus tonight, and one a senior staff nurse?
specialist
▪ However specialist nurses were provided in certain districts and there was a feeling that it was a better system.
▪ A specialist nurse would be an ideal contact.
▪ Another type of specialist nurse deals solely with patients who have had a mastectomy.
▪ In London we have a team of 4 specialist nurses backed up by 2 doctors.
▪ Opportunities for the development of clinical and managerial skills, with a clearer role for the specialist nurse practitioner and adviser.
▪ Special interest groups include chest clinic nurses, coronary heart disease specialist nurses and tuberculosis visitors.
trained
▪ Even the trained nurses who have gone out there weren't prepared for what they saw.
▪ Louisa Twining campaigned ceaselessly for trained nurses and matrons.
▪ Most of the technicians are either members of the Institute of Technical Venereology, or trained nurses, or both.
▪ Parents of cases and controls were interviewed by a trained nurse interviewer using a structured questionnaire.
▪ But she recognized that the most urgent problem in the countryside was the lack of trained district nurses.
▪ As discussed earlier in the chapter, there are increasing opportunities for continuing education for trained nurses.
▪ A trained psychiatric nurse, he is the current artist in residence at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital.
▪ Other courses have developed on an adhoc basis to meet the learning requirements of trained nurses.
young
▪ The young nurses were very kind and would kiss and cuddle her.
▪ He may marry his young nurse.
▪ Killed by kindness Simon Trump A YOUNG nurse died because doctors tried to save her good looks, an inquest heard yesterday.
▪ And Lizzy Davis brings welcome warmth to her portrayal of a young nurse who is Vivian's only caring human connection.
▪ She's waiting for Tom to come in, the young nurse realised.
▪ She had complete confidence in the young nurse, although she found it very difficult to penetrate her reserve.
▪ A young nurse, in a trim pastel-pink uniform, comes in with coffee.
▪ Three other guests - one a young nurse - were also slashed.
■ NOUN
charge
▪ Senior nursing posts such as sister or charge nurse demand real commitment to teaching.
▪ Deciding to be her advocate, I went to the charge nurse on the floor and reported the situation.
▪ Bob recalls his first days as a charge nurse in the 1950s in a long-stay ward for elderly people.
▪ The charge nurse and the nursing supervisor are the ones to talk to if there is any problem with personal care.
▪ His allegations against Mr Reid were later backed up by the villa's then deputy charge nurse, Karen Spinner.
▪ For personal care the chain of complaint is: physician, charge nurse, nursing supervisor, hospital administrator, hospital director.
▪ As a retired hospital charge nurse I respect the men and women of the emergency services.
district
▪ She receives physiotherapy three or four times a week and is regularly visited by the district nurse.
▪ He and his wife, Carole, a district nurse, have two young sons.
▪ The services included midwives, health visitors, district nurses and various clinics.
▪ The district nurse is attached to the general practitioner surgery or health centre.
▪ Astonishingly, they both work full time, Jenny as a district nurse, Michael a doctor.
▪ Using a person outside the family circle, such as the district nurse, is positively the last resort.
▪ What do older people know about community nursing services? District nurses are well known.
education
▪ The size of commercially produced models for nurse education may be life size or greater.
▪ Your local director of nurse education will hold a copy, and your local nursing library should have one on file.
▪ Table 6.1 offers examples of experiential learning activities used in nurse education.
▪ In keeping with this approach, educational methods in nurse education are increasingly moving towards a student-centred, negotiated approach to learning.
▪ Very little research has been carried out on teaching methods and the effectiveness of learning in nurse education.
▪ Liaison with the department of nurse education and clinical nurse managers should provide a source of clinical material.
▪ Both of these types of knowledge have traditionally been included in nurse education programmes.
▪ There can be little doubt about the need for the clear formal statement of the aims of nurse education.
nursery
▪ These take children only from the age of 3, and are staffed not by nursery nurses but by trained teachers.
▪ How nursery nurses and other students choose to use this knowledge is another matter entirely.
▪ We share the annexe base with nursery nurse students and staff.
▪ There are three full-time workers -a counsellor, a teacher, and a nursery nurse.
▪ He said Darlington College of Technology already provided one of the best nursery nurse courses in the country.
▪ A Labour Government would help nursery nurses progress after qualifying.
practitioner
▪ Visions of the nurse practitioner of the future are ambitious and exciting.
▪ We now have a new healthcare worker -- a psychiatric nurse practitioner.
▪ Opportunities for the development of clinical and managerial skills, with a clearer role for the specialist nurse practitioner and adviser.
▪ Thompson is an obstetrics-gynecology nurse practitioner at Central Texas Planned Parenthood.
school
▪ By lunchtime she was distinctly unwell and the school nurse told her she had a temperature and sent her home.
▪ So when Casey started public school, first grade, the school nurse had to give him his second dose.
▪ In one case, a London school nurse recruited young boys who were then sexually abused and filmed.
▪ Since Valerie sent no more Ritalin to the school nurse, the school knew Casey was no longer on it.
▪ A survey of 151 school nurses showed that nearly two - thirds felt cut were undermining their quality of care.
▪ You invariably find a teacher, social worker or school nurse who has already got concerns about the child.
▪ With the support of school nurses she presented the public with a fait accompli.
student
▪ During the three-year course for registration, the student nurse spends four-fifths of her time on clinical work.
▪ The Big Nurse comes into the day room with her covey of student nurses and her basket of notes.
▪ I share an apartment with two others a student nurse and a sometime artist.
▪ She and a student nurse were lifting a six-foot patient out of bed.
▪ The staff worked as a team, with even student nurses and orderlies involved in the conferences about patients.
▪ The next day another student nurse died.
▪ She said she could not ask the students nurses to do it.
■ VERB
ask
▪ I've asked the nurse to ring my girlfriends too.
▪ We checked the bureau, the closets, the bathroom; we asked the nurses.
▪ She asks the nurse if her husband has left.
▪ This 3 is being rich in Fort Worth, asking payment from a nurse for used clothing.
▪ I asked the nurse on duty about the day he died.
▪ I immediately asked the nurses who had died, and was told Mr Peck.
▪ She said she could not ask the students nurses to do it.
▪ He started to ask Flora, the nurse, for a relief massage.
help
▪ Such direct experience helps the nurse to develop sensitivity and self-awareness.
▪ Janet helps the nurses, who have to tie the man down to restrain him.
▪ Knowledge of social problems will help a nurse to plan for discharge.
▪ As the infant develops, the parents gain much by assisting with the observations and helping the nurse develop the care plan.
▪ Using this to illustrate management principles may help clinical nurses to question, understand and adapt constructively to these changes.
▪ The Bill will also help district nurses and health visitors.
▪ Whether you need medical or nursing advice or practical support in the home we can help.
▪ A Labour Government would help nursery nurses progress after qualifying.
register
▪ She trained as a state registered and registered mental nurse before moving into community development with a voluntary organisation.
▪ Nursing service administrators are usually chosen from among supervisory registered nurses with administrative abilities and a graduate degree in nursing administration.
▪ A registered nurse once. recorded her flyte with the sanatorium's young priest.
▪ As hospitals employ fewer registered nurses, nursing is losing some of its luster as a profession.
▪ There was Liz, the baby of the family, who grew up to be a registered nurse.
▪ Jones, a registered nurse, began working as a center volunteer in 1983 and became director of operations in 1989.
▪ Prices range from about $ 100 a shift for an aide to about $ 350 a shift for a registered nurse.
train
▪ In 1879 the Workhouse Infirmary Nursing Association was founded to train and supply nurses, and she became secretary.
▪ Alone with the children, Martha, a trained nurse, monitored their illnesses.
▪ It was an added bonus that his wife had trained as a nurse.
▪ When she got finished crying, which took a long time, she went back to school to train as a nurse.
▪ Some still by that date did not have trained nurses but employed untrained workhouse inmates.
▪ One even began to pay family members, trained by nurses, to provide care at home.
▪ By then, Odette was training to be a nurse at a hospital in Chelmsford.
▪ This eulogy was designed as a recruiting appeal for women to train as hospital nurses.
work
▪ Louise, who worked as a nurse, was not able to come that afternoon, she remembered.
▪ Nevertheless, after she started working as a nurse, she began studying in her off hours with a voice teacher.
▪ She works as a psychiatric nurse in a local hospital.
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ I asked the nurse what the problem was.
▪ Josephine is a registered nurse.
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ A practical nurse brought old red wine, a silver tray of smoked salmon, crumbled hard-boiled egg, capers and lemon.
▪ Economics of nurse training Investigator: K Hartley Nurses are the most expensive single resource in the hospital sector.
▪ Matron and some of the nurses were standing by.
▪ Only a Sister in her sixties, and two staff nurses were on duty in reception.
▪ Registered nurses are doing what only Nurse Practitioners used to do.
▪ She asks the nurse if her husband has left.
▪ The average age of nurses is now over 45.
▪ Their male nurses, strong men, would carry them up the stairs and settle each one on to a cot.
II.verb
COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS
■ ADVERB
back
▪ He falls into a fever, and is nursed back to health by the devoted Joe.
▪ Some of them were skinny, he said, because people had given him sick animals to nurse back to health.
▪ It is then Pip falls ill and is nursed back to good health by the good-natured health.
▪ There he was gradually nursed back to health, but another eight years passed before he became champion again.
home
▪ She will soon have to go to a nursing home.
▪ If so, how long do you have to be in a nursing home before it begins?
▪ Visitation: One hour before services in the nursing home.
▪ Over the next hour they prayed outside an underfunded nursing home, a struggling social services agency and a crack den.
▪ Aiello owned Lincoln Care Center, a northern California nursing home.
▪ Grabbing the phone book, he leafed through, looking for the number of the nursing home.
▪ I imagine he would prefer to go out chasing after death rather than waiting passively for it in a nursing home.
▪ Then he goes into a nursing home where everything is regimented and prescribed.
still
▪ But as the robots we hoped for, they are dumb, blind, and still nursing the wall plug.
■ NOUN
ambition
▪ More crucial, in the president's eyes, is the fact that Se guin may be nursing other ambitions.
baby
▪ Rosa was sitting in a white cane chair by the window, nursing a baby in her arms.
▪ Farther along, a young black haired woman in a pink blouse nursed a baby in the shade.
▪ That night, in the connubial bedroom, she sat up against a stack of pillows, nursing the baby.
▪ One button, my grandmother used to say, made things easier when you were nursing babies.
care
▪ Planning individualised nursing care based on nursing models and the nursing process.
▪ And it establishes care trusts and sets out legislation on long-term care excluding nursing care from community care services.
charge
▪ The charge nurse and the nursing supervisor are the ones to talk to if there is any problem with personal care.
▪ For personal care the chain of complaint is: physician, charge nurse, nursing supervisor, hospital administrator, hospital director.
child
▪ Mary MacArthur declared that women had no desire to keep working in factories while trying to nurse their children in crèches.
▪ Parents will become superfluous, the robots will nurse and play with children.
▪ The money raised will fund the training of a MacMillan nurse, who will nurse terminally ill children in their own homes.
doctor
▪ Fix the doctor or nurse up with white coats, stethoscope and little lights of the kind used for looking in ears.
▪ The small staff of doctors, nurses and psychotherapists is steeling itself for an expected 100 percent increase in clients next year.
▪ She paused now as Milton Berle ran around the operating room in his hospital johnny with the doctors and nurses chasing him.
grudge
▪ Since 1960, when they had been humiliated by the Summerdale police scandal, Chicago police had nursed a grudge.
▪ Dawson had been nursing a grudge even more intense than that of the others.
hospital
▪ The hospital was short on nurses.
injury
▪ Ronnie Carey: nursing an ankle injury which may force him to sit out Dungannon's opening All-Ireland League fixture.
▪ Ismail caught only three passes for 95 yards, while nursing a minor ankle injury.
▪ It could leave you nursing serious injuries.
▪ This time around, Dirk Pitt is nursing injuries sustained during a volcanic eruption.
▪ Lorna Payne acted as Director while Barbara Henry was nursing a bad injury.
patient
▪ Medicaid finances health care for poor families, many of the disabled and many elderly nursing home patients.
staff
▪ I had no idea how she would take it, but on past showing from other senior staff nurses I suspected badly.
▪ The small staff of doctors, nurses and psychotherapists is steeling itself for an expected 100 percent increase in clients next year.
▪ However, staff in residential and nursing homes generally receive little training in caring for the elderly.
student
▪ All the student nurses each had a small room with a desk and bed in the nurses' home.
woman
▪ The woman they described had nursed three or four people whom she loved, through a final illness.
▪ As one would expect, the labor force reflects the same predominance of women in nursing.
wound
▪ Somewhere the sturdy beggars nursed their wounds and cursed.
▪ An angel came down from heaven and nursed his wounds.
▪ In the meantime left-handed Trevor is nursing the wounds he claims the nurse didn't detect.
▪ Or central defender Teale who limped out of White Hart Lane, also nursing a wound above his left eye.
▪ Those who stay behind spend their time looking for jobs, playing office politics or simply nursing their wounds.
■ VERB
sit
▪ Striding away from the house, Carolyn stubbed her toe badly on a brick end and had to sit down to nurse it.
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ Irina had wanted to nurse him, but the doctors had sent her away.
▪ Martha nursed Ted herself.
▪ Penelope sat on the couch nursing a scotch and soda.
▪ Police believe the suspect nursed a grudge against women.
▪ Shaw has been nursing a sore ankle.
▪ She never nurses a grievance or plans revenge.
▪ The monks tended his wounds and nursed him back to health.
▪ Tony nursed his wife through her long illness without ever complaining.
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ Parents will become superfluous, the robots will nurse and play with children.
▪ So Demeter nursed Demophoon, the son that Metaneira had borne to wise Celeus.
▪ Somewhere the sturdy beggars nursed their wounds and cursed.
▪ The others need to nurse the insult.
▪ The youngest bees clean out the cells and nurse the brood.
The Collaborative International Dictionary
nurse

Redia \Re"di*a\ (r?"d?*?), n.; pl. L. Redi[ae] (-[=e]), E. Redias (-?z). [NL.; of uncertain origin.] (Zo["o]l.) A kind of larva, or nurse, which is prroduced within the sporocyst of certain trematodes by asexual generation. It in turn produces, in the same way, either another generation of redi[ae], or else cercari[ae] within its own body. Called also proscolex, and nurse. See Illustration in Appendix.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
nurse

12c., nurrice "wet-nurse, foster-mother to a young child" (modern form from late 14c.), from Old French norrice "foster-mother, wet-nurse, nanny" (source of proper name Norris), from Late Latin *nutricia "nurse, governess, tutoress," noun use of fem. of Latin nutricius "that suckles, nourishes," from nutrix (genitive nutricis) "wet-nurse," from nutrire "to suckle" (see nourish). Meaning "person who takes care of sick" in English first recorded 1580s.

nurse

"dogfish, shark," late 15c., of unknown origin.

nurse

1530s, "to suckle (an infant);" 1520s in the passive sense, "to bring up" (a child); alteration of Middle English nurshen (13c.; see nourish), Sense of "take care of (a sick person)" is first recorded 1736. Related: Nursed; nursing.

Wiktionary
nurse

n. 1 (context archaic English) A wet-nurse. 2 A person (usually a woman) who takes care of other people’s young. 3 A person trained to provide care for the sick. 4 One who, or that which, brings up, rears, causes to grow, trains, fosters, or the like. 5 (context nautical English) A lieutenant or first officer who takes command when the captain is unfit for his place. 6 A larva of certain trematodes, which produces cercariae by asexual reproduction. 7 A nurse shark. vb. 1 to breast feed 2 to care for the sick 3 to treat kindly and with extra care 4 to drink slowly 5 to foster, to nourish 6 to hold closely to one's chest 7 to strike (billiard balls) gently, so as to keep them in good position during a series of shots

WordNet
nurse
  1. v. try to cure by special care of treatment, of an illness or injury; "He nursed his cold with Chinese herbs"

  2. maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings); "bear a grudge"; "entertain interesting notions"; "harbor a resentment" [syn: harbor, harbour, hold, entertain]

  3. serve as a nurse; care for sick or handicapped people

  4. treat carefully; "He nursed his injured back by liyng in bed several hours every afternoon"; "He nursed the flowers in his garden and fertilized them regularly"

  5. give suck to; "The wetnurse suckled the infant"; "You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places" [syn: breastfeed, bottle-feed, suckle, suck, wet-nurse, lactate, give suck] [ant: bottlefeed]

nurse
  1. n. one skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician)

  2. a woman who is the custodian of children [syn: nanny, nursemaid]

Wikipedia
Nurse (album)

Nurse is the first major label album released by the band Therapy?. It was released on 2 November 1992 on A&M Records. The album was mainly recorded at Loco Studio in Caerleon, Wales, apart from "Gone" which was recorded in Annamoe, Ireland. It marked a departure from the noise punk style of the two mini-albums, being a more industrial-sounding record. The album was rated favourably by critics and reached number 38 in the UK Albums Chart.

The album was released on 12" vinyl, CD and cassette. In the US, the album was released on limited edition red 12" vinyl, CD and cassette.

A remastered CD version of the album by the original producer, Harvey Birrell, was included in The Gemil Box, released on 18 November 2013.

The album can be seen in the background of a 1993 Seinfeld episode entitled "The Old Man" in which Kramer and Newman attempt to sell used albums to Bleeker Bob's Records, a used record store.

Nurse (band)

Nurse is a gestalt, progressive, alternative rock band, originally coming together in Fort Wayne, Indiana in 2004. The band formed when the remnants of the defunct progressive rock band Sonorus asked the singer of the dissolving rock band Seraphim to sing for them. They released their first album Walking Past in 2004.

Nurse (disambiguation)

A nurse is a healthcare professional.

Nurse or nurses may also refer to:

Nurse (film)

Nurse is a 1969 Indian Malayalam film, directed by Thikkurissi Sukumaran Nair and produced by P Subramaniam. The film stars Jayabharathi, Thikkurissi Sukumaran Nair, Muthukulam Raghavan Pillai and Bahadoor in lead roles. The film had musical score by MB Sreenivasan.

Nurse (1981 TV series)

Nurse is an American medical drama that aired on CBS from April 2, 1981 to May 1982. Series star Michael Learned won an Emmy in 1982 for her role on the show. It was based on the bestselling book Nurse (1979) by Peggy Anderson.

Nurse (Lichtenstein)

Nurse is a painting by American pop art painter Roy Lichtenstein made in 1964.

Nurse is the 29th most expensive painting ever sold, and it was purchased in November 9, 2015 by an anoynmous buyer for $95,365,000 and it has the record price for piece by American pop art painter.

It subsequently emerged that Liu Yiqian, a 51-year-old former taxi driver and self-made billionaire, and his wife Wang Wei had bought the painting for a museum they’ve set up in Shanghai.

Nurse (Romeo and Juliet)

The Nurse is a major character in William Shakespeare's classic drama Romeo and Juliet. She is the personal servant, guardian (and former wet nurse) of Juliet Capulet, and has been since Juliet was born. She had a daughter named Susan who died in infancy, and then became wetnurse to Juliet. As the primary person to like, she is therefore Juliet's foremost confidante.

She is one of the few people, along with Friar Laurence, to be made aware of the blossoming romance between Romeo and Juliet. Her personal history outside of the Capulet estate is unknown, other than that she once had a husband and a daughter, both of whom are deceased. Juliet is considered by many, historians and fans alike, to be her surrogate daughter in many respects because she raised Juliet in Lady Capulet's absence.

Nurse (2015 TV series)

Nurse is a BBC sitcom broadcast on BBC Two, written by Paul Whitehouse, David Cummings and Esther Coles. It is about a community mental health nurse (Esther Coles) who visits her patients in their homes and is based on the sessions she has with these patients (most of whom are played by Paul Whitehouse), other actors who play patients include Cecilia Noble, Rosie Cavaliero, Simon Day, Jason Maza, Vilma Hollingbery, Jo Enright and Sue Elliot Nichols. The first series started broadcasting on 10 March 2015 and finished broadcasting on 31 March 2015.

Usage examples of "nurse".

The outlets I depend on, use for survival and have become addicted to are gone, replaced by Doctors and Nurses and Counselors and Rules and Regulations and Pills and Lectures and Mandatory Meals and Jobs in the morning and none of them do a fucking thing for me.

When they arrived at the adobe house, Bay quickly nursed Whipp, fully intending to put him to bed and end the evening in the way that had been denied her for the past few months.

Mark leading the way, they rounded still another corner, brushing past nurses and candy stripers, meditative interns and the aimlessly ambling, dull-eyed relatives of the ailing.

First God Ait be-neath his boots, and he glared at the still-drugged trio of nurses.

Ray asked Ake, the two of them sitting in the cockpit nursing drinks with Beowulf and Frodo lying at their feet.

My nurse said the Alaunt were a pack of enchanted hounds who hunted down humans.

Professor von Bunge, whose name is honoured by all students of the action of drugs, has satisfied himself that alcoholism in the father is a great cause of incapacity to nurse in daughters.

It is true, indeed, that according to a celebrated observer, Professor von Bunge, the influence of alcoholism in preceding generations is such that the daughters of such a stock are mostly unable to nurse their children.

The nurse handed me some amobarbital to stop the convulsing, but before I could give it I realized that instead of convulsions, he had what some call the dry heaves, a kind of retching.

Military monstrosities analogous to anencephalic and three legged children are born and nursed toward ultimate impotence.

Each time the circulating nurse returned to the OR, he expected her to spread the news that there had been a terrible anesthetic complication.

Since his angiomas looked ready to pop, I handed the nurse the chart I was working on and walked over to the empty side of the infirmary.

Nursing my arm, I looked up through streaming tears at the man behind it and caught my breath, cutting off the noise I was making, almost as if they had also managed to thump me in the solar plexus.

But, of course, there are a great many of the seriously wounded that no amount of aseptic and skilled surgery or nursing can save.

Dillon has at his house a Mexican couple who would be perfectly capable of dispensing the Atabrine, but he would feel more comfortable if a nurse were present.