Critical Thinking in Nursing / Edition 2

Critical Thinking in Nursing / Edition 2

by Elsie Bandman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0838513743

ISBN-13: 9780838513743

Pub. Date: 09/22/1994

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This edition identifies and strengthens critical thinking skills in nursing, emphasizing the value of applying systematic reasoning to clarify conflicts experienced by nurses, resolve controversial moral issues, and make sound judgments. It also helps strengthen intellectual and scientific acuity through the use of reason and logic, and examines the use of argument

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Overview

This edition identifies and strengthens critical thinking skills in nursing, emphasizing the value of applying systematic reasoning to clarify conflicts experienced by nurses, resolve controversial moral issues, and make sound judgments. It also helps strengthen intellectual and scientific acuity through the use of reason and logic, and examines the use of argument in nursing. Advanced nursing students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838513743
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
09/22/1994
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
306
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1What is Critical Thinking in Nursing?3
2Elements of Reasoning31
3Use of Critical Thinking in Scientific Reasoning57
4The Role of Critical Thinking in the Nursing Process83
5Critical Thinking in Decision Making103
6Fallacies in Reasoning123
7The Role of Critical Thinking in Resolving Controversial Issues143
8Deductive Reasoning169
9Syllogistic Reasoning181
10Symbolic Reasoning211
11Inductive Reasoning and Analogies243
12Cause-Effect Relationships261
13Evidence and Probability277
Glossary293
Index299

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