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Similarities in the meta-paradigm of nursing and traditional healing: an attempt to contribute to the integration of traditional medicine and Western medicine in Africa

N C van Wyk
Health SA Gesondheid | Vol 10, No 3 | a198 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/hsag.v10i3.198 | © 2005 N C van Wyk | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 10 November 2005 | Published: 10 November 2005

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N C van Wyk, University of Pretoria, South Africa

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Abstract

The meta-paradigm of a discipline represents the global perspective of such a discipline and serves as an indication of how the practitioners of the discipline view the primary phenomena that are of interest to them.

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Die metaparadigma van ‘n dissipline verteenwoordig die globale perspektief van só ‘n dissipline en dien as ‘n indikasie van hoe die praktisyns van die dissipline die primêre fenomene wat vir hulle belangrik is, beskou.

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