Mary Colette Smith received her M.S.N. from the Catholic University of America, and her Ph.D. from the University of Maryland in College Park. She has had extensive clinical experience and has taught at diploma, baccalaureate, master's and doctoral levels in schools of nursing. She has served as consultant in many areas, and has published papers in Nursing Research. Currently, she is Professor and Chairman Graduate Studies, University of Southern Mississippi, teaching research.
Self care: a conceptual framework for rehabilitation nursing
Article first published online: 3 SEP 2012
1977 Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
Volume 2, Issue 2, pages 8–10, March-April 1977
How to Cite
Smith, M. C. (1977), Self care: a conceptual framework for rehabilitation nursing. ARN Journal, 2: 8–10. doi: 10.1002/j.2048-7940.1977.tb00056.x
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The burgeoning of knowledge has forced professionals to develop frameworks to systematize and utilize information in a humane manner. The self-care concept is introduced as an inevitable framework for rehabilitation nurses. It is developed in such a way as to humanize the interaction between nurse and patient, so that each becomes more fully the person he might be.