Perspectives On Nursing Theory / Edition 4

Perspectives On Nursing Theory / Edition 4

by Pamela G. Reed, Leslie H. Nicoll, Nelma C Shearer, Leslie H Nicoll
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781747430

ISBN-13: 9780781747431

Pub. Date: 09/05/2000

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health

This invaluable resource presents more than 60 of the most widely read and frequently cited articles that reflect seminal, current, and futurist thinking and perspectives on nursing theory. Classic and contemporary articles from many of the great leaders in nursing over the past forty years serve to clarify and amplify the historic and current debates in the field.

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This invaluable resource presents more than 60 of the most widely read and frequently cited articles that reflect seminal, current, and futurist thinking and perspectives on nursing theory. Classic and contemporary articles from many of the great leaders in nursing over the past forty years serve to clarify and amplify the historic and current debates in the field. Forty new articles on the cutting-edge of today's current and future trends have replaced older articles in this Fourth Edition. The content has been reorganized by chronology and theme for ease-of-use and quick reference.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781747431
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Health
Publication date:
09/05/2000
Edition description:
4
Pages:
684
Product dimensions:
1.44(w) x 9.25(h) x 7.50(d)

Table of Contents

Unit 1Structures of Nursing Knowledge
Ch. 1Philosophy, Science, Theory: Interrelationships and Implications for Nursing Research3
Ch. 2The Relationship between Theory and Research: A Double Helix11
Ch. 3Nursing Questions that Science Cannot Answer23
Ch. 4Scientific Inquiry in Nursing: A Model for a New Age31
Ch. 5Nursing Systems and Nursing Models49
Ch. 6Levels of Theoretical Thinking in Nursing55
Ch. 7Theoretical Thinking in Nursing: Problems and Prospects63
Ch. 8Theories: Components, Development, Evaluation75
Ch. 9Framework for Analysis and Evaluation of Conceptual Models of Nursing87
Unit 2Historical Perspectives on Nursing Theory
Ch. 10Nursing's Scientific Quest97
Ch. 11The History and Philosophy of Nursing Science and Research105
Ch. 12Nursing's Theoretical Evolution113
Ch. 13Perspectives on Nursing Theory121
Ch. 14Congruence between Existing Theories of Family Functioning and Nursing Theories133
Ch. 15Theory: Of or For Nursing?141
Ch. 16An Analysis of Changing Trends in Philosophies of Science on Nursing Theory Development and Testing145
Ch. 17A Non-Theorist's Perspective on Nursing Theory: Issues of the 1990s159
Ch. 18Nursing Reformation: Historical Reflections and Philosophic Foundations169
Unit 3Philosophic Foundations of Science and Theory
Ch. 19From a Plethora of Paradigms to Parsimony in Worldviews179
Ch. 20Prevailing Paradigms in Nursing185
Ch. 21Toward a New View of Science: Implications for Nursing Research191
Ch. 22A Multiparadigm Approach to Nursing201
Ch. 23Toward a Complementary Perspective on Worldviews213
Ch. 24Fundamental Patterns of Knowing in Nursing221
Ch. 25Nursing Epistemology: Traditions, Insights, Questions229
Ch. 26'Unknowing': Toward Another Pattern of Knowing in Nursing239
Ch. 27Patterns of Knowing: Review, Critique, and Update247
Ch. 28From Carper's Patterns of Knowing to Ways of Being: An Ontological Philosophical Shift in Nursing259
Ch. 29Unitary Appreciative Inquiry271
Ch. 30On Nursing Theories and Evidence285
Ch. 31The Discipline of Nursing293
Ch. 32Philosophical Sources of Nursing Theory305
Ch. 33The Focus of the Discipline of Nursing315
Ch. 34Nursing: The Ontology of the Discipline321
Ch. 35Nursing as a Practice Rather Than an Art or a Science329
Ch. 36Nursing as Means of Governmentality335
Ch. 37Nursing Theorizing as an Ethical Endeavor347
Ch. 38Integration of Nursing Theory and Nursing Ethics355
Ch. 39Caring Knowledge and Informed Moral Passion365
Ch. 40Relational Narrative: The Postmodern Turn in Nursing Ethics375
Ch. 41Nursing Ethics in an Era of Globalization387
Ch. 42Nursing's Syntax Revisited: A Critique of Philosophies Said to Influence Nursing Theories403
Ch. 43Postmodernism and Knowledge Development in Nursing415
Ch. 44Paradigms Lost, Paradigms Regained: Defending Nursing Against a Single Reading of Postmodernism423
Ch. 45Conversation Across Paradigms: Unitary Transformative and Critical Feminist Perspectives433
Ch. 46Caring Science and the Science of Unitary Human Beings: A Trans-Theoretical Discourse for Nursing Knowledge Development449
Unit 4Nursing Theory and Practice
Ch. 47The Practitioner as Theorist465
Ch. 48Theorizing the Knowledge That Nurses Use in the Conduct of Their Work473
Ch. 49Transforming Practice Knowledge into Nursing Knowledge - A Revisionist Analysis of Peplau485
Ch. 50Toward an Understanding of Art in Nursing495
Ch. 51The Art of Nursing509
Ch. 52Practical Nursing Judgment: A Moderate Realist Conception519
Ch. 53Bridging the Gulf between Science and Action: The "New Fuzzies" of Neopragmatism531
Ch. 54Nursing as Normative Praxis541
Unit 5Future Directions for Nursing Theory
Ch. 55The Unrecognized Paradigm Shift in Nursing: Implications, Problems, and Possibilities553
Ch. 56A Treatise on Nursing Knowledge Development for the 21st century: Beyond Postmodernism561
Ch. 57Nursing Science and the Space Age573
Ch. 58The Pattern that Connects585
Ch. 59Middle Range Theory: Spinning Research and Practice to Create Knowledge for the New Millennium593
Ch. 60An Integrative Framework for Conceptualizing Clients: A Proposal for a Nursing Perspective in the New Century605
Ch. 61Philosophy of Technology and Nursing613
Ch. 62What is Nursing Science?627
Author Index641
General Index645

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