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Learn to explore and apply nursing theories with chapters written by the actual theorists themselves! This completely revised and updated edition also includes chapters written by practicing nurses that offer real world experience, discussing how they apply nursing theories in their day-to-day practice. This valuable text will help you develop critical thinking skills and improve the ways in which you practice nursing. Middle-Range Nursing Theories:The Nurses.Info website provides a full listing of Middle-Range Nursing Theories from Evelyn Adam to Janet B. Younger. Each theory listed provides details about the theorist, a brief description of the theory itself, and publications of interest.
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Reviewer: Vicki Ann Moss, DNSc, MS, BSN, RN (University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh)
Description: The authors discuss nursing theory and its relationship to practice, research, administration, and education. They demonstrate how theory guides all nursing endeavors including communication between patients, colleagues, students, and other health professionals.
Purpose: The purpose of this book is to honor nurse theorists and those nurses who use theory in their day-to-day practice by reflecting on the contributions of the great nurse thinkers and doers throughout history.
Audience: This book is written for baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral students to assist them in understanding the various nursing theories and ways they can be used in practice and scholarship. It is also written for nurses who want to enhance their knowledge of theory.
Features: The book is divided into four sections: 1) Perspectives on Nursing Theory; 2) Evolution of Nursing Theory: Essential Influences; 3) Nursing Theory in Nursing Practice; Education, Research, and Administration; and 4) Nursing Theory: Illustrating Processes of Development. Many theorists wrote their own chapters or chose persons to write that are experts in their particular theory. Each chapter begins with an outline and ends with a summary. The pattern for each chapter was selected by individual authors to provide freedom for their particular writing style. In general, however, each author introduces the theorist, the theory and then discusses its use in practice, research, education and/or administration. An instructor's manual is also available.
Assessment: This is an excellent reference for any nurse who wants to explore more about a certain theorist or theory. Each chapter could stand alone which makes it an interesting and easy read. An especially worthwhile portion is the discussion of the application of each theory to research, practice, education and/or administration. New chapters include "Technological Competency as Caring and the Practice of Knowing Persons as Whole" and "Developing a Model for Community Nursing Practice." It has something for everyone.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803611962
  • Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
  • Publication date: 4/28/2005
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 409
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction to nursing theory 3
2 Studying nursing theory : choosing, analyzing, evaluating 14
3 Guides for study of theories for practice and administration 23
4 Evaluating nursing theory resources 27
5 Florence Nightingale's legacy of caring and its applications 39
6 Hildegard E. Peplau's process of practice-based theory development and its applications 58
7 Twentieth-century nursing : Wiedenbach, Henderson, and Orlando's theories and their applications 70
8 Dorothy Johnson's behavioral system model and its applications 79
9 Myra Levine's conservation model and its applications 94
10 Lydia Hall's care, core, and cure model and its applications 113
11 Josephine Paterson and Loretta Zderad's humanistic nursing theory and its applications 125
12 Part one : Dorothea E. Orem's self-care deficit nursing theory 141
Part two : applications of Dorothea Orem's self-care deficit nursing theory 149
13 Part one : Martha E. Rogers science of unitary human beings 160
Part two : applications of Rogers's science of unitary human beings 167
14 Part one : Rosemarie Rizzo Parse's human becoming school of thought 187
Part two : applications of Parse's human becoming school of thought 194
15 Margaret A. Newman's theory of health as expanding consciousness and its applications 217
16 Part one : Imogene King's theory of goal attainment 244
Part two : application of King's theory of goal attainment 244
17 Sister Callista Roy's adaptation model and its applications 268
18 Betty Neuman : the Neuman systems model and global applications 281
19 Part one : Jean Watson theory of human caring 295
Part two : application of Jean Watson s theory of human caring 302
20 Part one : Madeleine M. Leininger's theory of culture care diversity and universality 309
Part two : application of Leininger's theory of culture care diversity and universality 321
21 Anne Boykin and Savina O. Schoenhofer's nursing as caring theory 334
22 Kristen M. Swanson : a program of research on caring 351
23 Part one : Marilyn Anne Ray's theory of bureaucratic caring 360
Part two : applications of Marilyn Ray's theory of bureaucratic caring 369
24 Technological competency as caring and the practice of knowing persons as whole 380
25 Developing a community nursing practice model 389
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