one skilled in caring for the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician)
- sjuksköterska [ medicin, Yrken ]
try to cure by special care of treatment, of an illness or injury: "He nursed his cold with Chinese herbs"
serve as a nurse; care for sick or handicapped people
- "He nursed the flowers in his garden and fertilized them regularly"
- "He nursed his injured back by lyng in bed several hours every afternoon"