Nursing Theorists and Their Work

ISBN-10: 0323056415

ISBN-13: 9780323056410

Edition: 7th 2010

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Nursing Theorists and Their Work, a classic in the field of nursing theory, provides a comprehensive resource on 49 theorists of historical, international, and significant importance. Each chapter contains the key nursing philosophy and theory written in a clear style with consistent presentation. Case studies and critical thinking activities provide the necessary resources to bridge the gap between theory and application. . A case study at the end of each theorist chapter puts the theory into a larger perspective, demonstrating a way in which the information can be applied to practice. . This text continues to provide the most comprehensive look at nursing theory with the work of 39 theorists discussed. . A Major Concepts & Definitions box is included in each theorist chapter, outlining and summarizing the theory's most significant ideas and clarifying content-specific vocabulary. . Each theorist chapter concludes with an extensive bibliography outlining numerous primary and secondary sources of information ideal for research projects. . Critical Thinking Activities at the end of each theorist chapter ask students to process the theory presented and to apply it to personal and hypothetical practice situations. . The beginning chapters on the history and philosophy of science, logical reasoning, and theory development process present a strong foundation. . Diagrams are provided for most theories to help students visualize-and thereby better understand-inherently abstract concepts. . Chapter on Afaf Meleis provides information on a theorist who has shaped theoretical development of nursing and her theory: "Transition Theory" . Points for further study at the end of each chapter direct students to assets available for additional information. . Need to know information is highlighted in bulleted-summary boxes interspersed throughout the chapters to review key concepts. . Personal touches in the form of quotes from the theorist will be added to make each complex theory more memorable. . Unit introduction will include information to help the students understand the type of "work" that will be studied.
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Book details

List price: $72.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 9/28/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 816
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.014
Language: English

Evolution Of Nursing Theories
Introduction to Nursing Theory: Its History, Significance and Analysis
History and Philosophy of Science
Logical Reasoning
Theory Development Process
Theorists of Historical Significance
Philosophies
Nightingale-Modern Nursing
Jean Watson-Philosophy and Science of Caring
Theory of Bureaucratic Caring
Caring, Clinical Wisdom, and Ethics in Nursing Practice
Philosophy of Caring
Theory of Caritative Caring
Nursing Models
Myra Estrin Levine-The Conservation Model
Martha Rogers-Unitary Human Beings
Dorothea E. Orem-Self-Care Deficit Theory of Nursing
Imogene King-Interacting Systems Framework and Theory of Goal Attainment
Betty Newman-Systems Model
Sr. Callista Roy-Adaptation Model
Dorothy Johnson-Behavioral Systems Model
Nursing Theories
The Theory of Nursing as Caring: A Model for Transforming Practice
Transition Theory -NEW!
Nola Pender-Health Promotion
Madeline Leininger-Culture Care: Diversity and Universality Theory
Margaret Newman-Health as Expanding Consciousness
Rosemarie Rizzo Parse-Human Becoming
Mary Ann Swain Modeling and Role
Symphonological Bioethical Theory
Middle Range Theories
Ramona Mercer-Maternal Role Attainment
Merle Mishel-Uncertainty in Illness
Self-Transcendence Theory
Theory of Illness Trajectory
Theory of Chronic Sorrow
Tidal Model of Mental Health Recovery
Katherine Kolcaba-Theory of Comfort
Postpartum Depression Theory
Theory of Caring
Peaceful End of Life Theory
Future Of Nursing Theory
State of the Art and Science of Nursing Theory
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