Encyclopedia of Nursing Research: Second Edition / Edition 2

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Overview

Named an Outstanding Academic Title for 2007 by Choice!

Winner of an AJN Book of the Year Award!

The Encyclopedia of Nursing Research, now thoroughly updated in a second edition, presents key terms and concepts in nursing research and with over 30% of the entries new to this edition. Written by the world's leading authorities in nursing research, this comprehensive reference is a "one-stop" resource for everything you need to know about nursing research and its utilization.

  • The 320 articles by 200 expert contributors include topics such as:
  • Nursing services
  • Electronic networks and technology
  • Nursing education
  • Nursing care
  • Specialties in nursing
  • Patients' reactions and adjustments
  • Historical, philosophical, and cultural issues
  • Nursing organizations and publications
  • New entries include:
  • Boykin and Schoenhofer
  • Cancer Survivorship
  • Depression in Cardiac Disease
  • Disparities in Minority Mental Health
  • Endotrachial Suctioning
  • Formal Nursing Languages
  • Henderson's Model
  • HIV Risk Behavior
  • Middle Range Theories
  • Newman's Theory of Health
  • Peplau's Theoretical Model
  • Rogers Science of Unitary Persons
  • Taxonomy
  • Watson's Theory of Human Caring
  • And more!

Extensive cross references help readers find information easily. Nursing researchers and graduate students in nursing will be the primary audience for this volume. As with the first edition, nurses in all phases of education, from basic to doctoral, from formal university and college-based programs to continuing education offerings, within all health systems, will find this an important introduction to current nursing research topics.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826198129
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/28/2005
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 832
  • Product dimensions: 7.26 (w) x 10.22 (h) x 1.67 (d)

Meet the Author

Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN, is the Elizabeth Brooks Ford Professor of Nursing, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, where she was Dean from 1982 through 1997. She has received numerous honors and awards including the American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award 18 times. Dr. Fitzpatrick is widely published in nursing and health care literature, is senior editor for Springer's revived Nursing Leadership and Management Series and just stepped down as senior editor for Springer's Annual Review of Nursing Research Series. Her most recent Springer books are The Doctor of Nursing Practice and Clinical Nurse Leader: Essentials of Program Development and Implementation for Clinical Practice; 201 Careers in Nursing; Encyclopedia of Nursing Research 3e, and Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: An Interpersonal Approach (with Jones & Rogers).

Meredith Wallace Kazer, PhD, APRN, A/GNP-BC, is Associate Professor, Fairfield University, School of Nursing. Dr. Kazer is a well-known Springer author, and her books include the previous edition of Encyclopedia of Nursing Research (2005), Prostate Cancer Nursing Assessment Management and Care (2002), an AJN Book of the Year Award winner; Essentials of Gerontological Nursing (2007); ,Gerontological Nurse Certification Review (2008), and the Gerontological NP Certification Review. In 2002 she was Associate Editor, The Geriatric Nursing Research Digest. She is a t recipient of the ENRS/John A. Hartford Foundation investigator award. Dr. Kazer is an adult NP and currently practices in primary care with a focus on chronic illness in the elderly.

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Table of Contents

Advisory Board

Preface

Contributors

List of Entries

Encyclopedia of Nursing Research A - Z

References

Appendix: Contributors to the First Edition

Subject Index

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