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Middle-Range Theories Application to Nursing Research

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ISBN-10: 0781741920

ISBN-13: 9780781741927

Edition: 2004

Authors: Timothy S. Bredow, Sandra J. Peterson

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Middle range theories form the basis for most clinically-based nursing research, yet linking the appropriate theory to the development of a successful research project can be challenging. With this groundbreaking text, you'll examine in detail the connection between middle range theories and clinical nursing research -- with expert advice on conducting solid, theory-based research. Book jacket.
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Book details

List price: $54.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 11/10/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 7.25" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Overview of Theory
Introduction to the Nature of Nursing Knowledge
Introduction
Paradigms and Metaparadigm
Philosophy
Conceptual Models
Theory: General Issues
Grand Theory
Middle Range Theory
Practice Theory/Micro Theory/Situation-Specific Theory
Summary
Analysis, Evaluation, and Selection of a Middle Range Nursing Theory
Introduction
Historical Background
Theory Analysis
Theory Evaluation
Selecting a Theory for Nursing Research
Middle Range Theory Evaluation Process
Middle Range Theories: Physiological
Pain: A Balance Between Analgesia and Side Effects
Introduction
Historical Background
Definition of Theory Concepts
Description of the Theory of Pain: A Balance Between Analgesia and Side Effects
Applications of the Theory
Instruments Used in Empirical Testing
Summary
Unpleasant Symptoms
Introduction
Historical Background
Definition of Theory Concepts
Description of the Theory of Unpleasant Symptoms
Instruments Used in Empirical Testing
Summary
Middle Range Theories: Cognitive
Self-Efficacy
Introduction
Historical Background
Definition of Theory Concepts
Description of the Theory of Self-Efficacy
Applications of the Theory
Instruments Used in Empirical Testing
Summary
Reasoned Action and Planned Behavior
Introduction
Historical Background
Description of the Theory of Reasoned Action and the Theory of Planned Behavior
Definition of the Theories Concepts
Applications of the Theories
Specific Research Examples
Summary
Middle Range Theories: Emotional
Empathy
Introduction
Historical Background
Definition of Theory Concepts
Description of Olson's Theory of the Empathic Process
Applications of the Theory
Instruments Used in Empirical Testing
Summary
Chronic Sorrow
Introduction
Historical Background
Description of the Theory of Chronic Sorrow
Applications of the Theory
Instruments Used in Empirical Testing
Summary
Middle Range Theories: Social
Social Support
Introduction
Historical Background
Definition of Theory Concepts
Description of the Theory of Social Support
Applications of the Theory
Challenges to Social Support Theory Development and Research
Summary
Interpersonal Relations
Introduction
Historical Background
Definition of Theory Concepts
Description of the Theory of Interpersonal Relations
Applications of the Theory
Summary
Middle Range Theories: Integrative
Modeling and Role-Modeling
Introduction
Historical Background
Definition of Theory Concepts
Description of the Theory of Modeling and Role-Modeling
Applications of the Theory
Instruments Used in Empirical Testing
Summary
Comfort
Introduction
Historical Background
Definition of Theory Concepts
Description of the Theory of Comfort
Applications of the Theory
Instruments Used in Empirical Testing
Summary
Health-Related Quality of Life
Introduction
Historical Background
Definition of Theory Concepts
Description of the Theory of Health-Related Quality of Life
Applications of the Theory
Instruments Used in Empirical Testing
Summary
Health Promotion
Introduction
Historical Background
Definition of Theory Concepts
Description of the Theory of Health Promotion
Application of the Theory
Instruments Used in Empirical Testing
Summary
Deliberative Nursing Process
Introduction
Historical Background
Definition of Theory Concepts
Description of the Theory of Deliberative Nursing Process
Applications of the Theory
Instruments Used in Empirical Testing
Summary
Planned Change
Introduction
Historical Background
Definition of Theory Concepts
Description of the Theories of Planned Change
Applications of the Theories
Summary
Resilience
Introduction
Historical Background
Definition of Theory Concepts
Description of Resilience: The Theory
Applications of the Theory
Instruments Used in Empirical Testing
Summary
Critical Analysis Exercises
Instruments
Index