Leininger, Madeleine

January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1220
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The article provides information on Madeleine Leininger, founder and leader of transcultural nursing. She also developed the Theory of Cultural Care Diversity and Universality. The information is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.


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