Middle Range Theory for Nursing / Edition 1

Middle Range Theory for Nursing / Edition 1

by Mary Jane Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826119158

ISBN-13: 9780826119155

Pub. Date: 04/30/2003

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Designated a Doody's Core Title!

The eight middle-range theories described in this work focus on different aspects of caring in the human health experience, with relevance to nursing. Each theory is presented in the same manner, including the purpose of the theory, foundational literature, key concepts, and use of the theory in nursing research and practice.

Overview

Designated a Doody's Core Title!

The eight middle-range theories described in this work focus on different aspects of caring in the human health experience, with relevance to nursing. Each theory is presented in the same manner, including the purpose of the theory, foundational literature, key concepts, and use of the theory in nursing research and practice. A ladder concept is used throughout to illustrate movement from the more abstract to the more specific. A final chapter discusses evaluation of middle-range theory in general.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826119155
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
04/30/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.24(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

    Introduction
  1. Theories of Uncertainty in Illness, M. Mishel and M. Clayton
  2. The Theory of Self-Efficacy, B. Resnick
  3. The Theory of Unpleasant Symptoms, E. Lenz and L. Pugh
  4. The Theory of Family Stress and Adaptation Theory, G. LoBiondo-Wood
  5. The Theory of Community Empowerment, C. A. Persily and E. Hildebrandt
  6. The Theory of Meaning, P. Starck
  7. The Theory of Self-Transcendence, P. Reed
  8. The Theory of Attentively Embracing Story, M.J. Smith and P. Liehr
  9. Evaluation of Middle Range Theories for the Discipline of Nursing, M. Smith

  10. Appendix: Ladders of Abstraction

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