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nursing practice, nursing thought, Virginia Henderson



  1. Bishop, Anne H. MSN, EdD
  2. Scudder, John R. Jr. MDiv, EdD


Virginia Henderson's story about sewing reflected her concern for nursing as practiced.She sewed a web of meaning from the fabric of nursing practice that disclosed nursing as a complex practice, not merely prescribed skills and behaviors. This tribute focuses on Henderson's contributions to closing the rift between thinking and doing in nursing.