Nursing Theorists and Their Work

ISBN-10: 0323091946

ISBN-13: 9780323091947

Edition: 8th 2013

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Description: The most comprehensive of its kind, this classic resource in the field of nursing theory provides an in-depth look at 49 theorists of historical, international, and significant importance. Each chapter features a clear, consistent presentation of a key nursing philosophy or theory. Case studies and critical thinking activities help bridge the gap between theory and application.A case study at the end of each theorist chapter puts the theory into a larger perspective, helping you understand how the information can be applied to practice.A Major Concepts & Definitions box in each theorist chapter outlines and summarizes the theory's most significant ideas and clarifies 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 challenge you to process the theory presented and apply it to personal and hypothetical practice situations.Introductory chapters provide you with a strong foundation in the history and philosophy of science, logical reasoning, and the theory development process.Diagrams for theories help you visualize and better understand inherently abstract concepts. Each theorist chapter is written by a scholar specializing in that particular theorist's work - often an individual who has worked closely with the theorist.Most chapters have been reviewed and edited by the theorist for currency and accuracy, further validating the accounts set forth in the text.Theorist birth (and if applicable, death) dates help you place each individual into a time context.A new chapter introduces the theorist Afaf Meleis and covers her Transition Theory that has helped shape the theoretical development of nursing.Points for further study at the end of each chapter direct you to assets available for additional information.Need to know information is highlighted in at-a-glance summary boxes throughout to help you quickly review key concepts.Personal quotes from the theorists help you gain insight and make each complex theory more memorable.Updated references include only published works to ensure accuracy and credibility.

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Book details

List price: $80.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 9/24/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 768
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.860
Language: English

Evolution of Nursing Theoretical Works
Introduction to Nursing Theory: Its History, Significance, and Analysis
History and Philosophy of Science
Theory Development Process
The Structure of Specialized Nursing Knowledge
Nursing Theorists of Historical Significance
Nursing Philosophies
Florence Nightingale: Modern Nursing
Jean Watson: Watson's Philosophy and Theory of Transpersonal Caring
Marilyn Anne Ray: Theory of Bureaucratic Caring
Patricia Benner: Caring, Clinical Wisdom, and Ethics in Nursing Practice
Kari Martinsen: Philosophy of Caring
Katie Eriksson: Theory of Caritative Caring
Nursing Models
Myra Estrin Levine: The Conservation Model
Martha E. Rogers: Unitary Human Beings
Dorothea E. Orem: Self-Care Deficit Theory of Nursing
Imogene M. King: Conceptual System and Middle Range Theory of Goal Attainment
Betty Neuman: Systems Model
Sister Callista Roy: Adaptation Model
Dorothy Johnson: Behavioral System Model
Nursing Theories
Anne Boykin and Savina O. Schoenhofer: The Theory of Nursing as Caring: A Model for Transforming Practice
Afaf Ibrahim Meleis: Transitions Theory NEW!
Nola J. Pender: Health Promotion Model
Madeline M. Leininger: Culture Care Theory of Diversity and Universality
Margaret A. Newman: Health as Expanding Consciousness
Rosemarie Rizzo Parse: Humanbecoming
Helen C. Erickson, Evelyn M. Tomlin, Mary Ann P. Swain: Modeling and Role-Modeling
Gladys L. Husted and James H. Husted: Symphonological Bioethical Theory
Middle Range Theories
Ramona T. Mercer: Maternal Role Attainment: Becoming a Mother
Merle Mishel: Uncertainty in Illness Theory
Pamela G. Reed: Self-Transcendence Theory
Carolyn L. Wiener and Marilyn J. Dodd: Theory of Illness Trajectory
Georgene Gaskill Eakes, Mary Lermann Burke, and Margaret A. Hainsworth: Theory of Chronic Sorrow
Phil Barker: The Tidal Model of Mental Health Recovery
Katherine Kolcaba: Theory of Comfort
Cheryl Tatano Beck: Postpartum Depression Theory
Kristen M. Swanson: Theory of Caring
Cornelia M. Ruland and Shirley M. Moore: Peaceful End of Life Theory
Future Of Nursing Theory
State of the Art and Science of Nursing Theory
Index
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