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caring, nursing, primary care, theory



  1. Schoenhofer, Savina O. PhD, RN


Although the fundamental values of primary care are congruent with basic values of nursing, nursing practice in the context of primary care is not always conceptualized as nursing.This article explores themes of primary care and nursing and offers a reconceptualization of primary care as nursing. An example of primary care as nursing practiced in a Philippine village is presented.