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Theoretical Basis for Nursing

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ISBN-10: 0781762839

ISBN-13: 9780781762830

Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Melanie McEwen, Evelyn M. Wills

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List price: $59.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 1/24/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.694

Introduction to Theory
Philosophy, Science, and Nursing
Nursing as a Profession
Nursing as an Academic Discipline
Introduction to Science and Philosophy
Science and Philosophical Schools of Thought
Nursing Philosophy, Nursing Science, and Philosophy of Science in Nursing
Knowledge Development and Nursing Science
Research Methodology and Nursing Science
Summary
Overview of Theory in Nursing
Overview of Theory
The Importance of Theory in Nursing
Terminology of Theory
Historical Overview: Theory Development in Nursing
Classification of Theories in Nursing
Issues in Theory Development in Nursing
Summary
Concept Development: Clarifying Meaning of Terms
The Concept of "Concept"
Concept Analysis/Concept Development
Strategies for Concept Analysis and Concept Development
Summary
Theory Development: Structuring Conceptual Relationships in Nursing
Overview of Theory Development
Categorizations of Theory
Components of a Theory
Theory Development
Summary
Theory Analysis and Evaluation
Definition and Purpose of Theory Evaluation
Historical Overview of Theory Analysis and Evaluation
Comparisons of Methods
Synthesized Method of Theory Evaluation
Summary
Nursing Theories
Overview of Grand Nursing Theories
Categorization of Conceptual Frameworks and Grand Theories
Specific Categories of Models and Theories for This Unit
Analysis Criteria for Grand Nursing Theories
The Purpose of Critiquing Theories
Summary
Grand Nursing Theories Based on Human Needs
Florence Nightingale: Nursing: What It Is and What It Is Not
Virginia Henderson: The Principles and Practice of Nursing
Faye G. Abdellah: Patient-Centered Approaches to Nursing
Dorothea E. Orem: The Self-Care Deficit Nursing Theory
Dorothy Johnson: The Behavioral System Model
Betty Neuman: The Neuman Systems Model
Summary
Grand Nursing Theories Based on Interactive Process
Myra Estrin Levine: The Conservation Model
Barbara M. Artinian: The Intersystem Model
Helen C. Erickson, Evelyn M. Tomlin, and Mary Ann P. Swain: Modeling and Role-Modeling, a Paradigm and Theory for Nursing
Imogene M. King: King's Conceptual System and Theory of Goal Attainment and Transactional Process
Roper, Logan, and Tierney: Model of Nursing Based on Activities of Living
Sister Callista Roy: The Roy Adaptation Model
Jean Watson: Caring Science as Sacred Science
Summary
Grand Nursing Theories Based on Unitary Process
Martha Rogers: The Science of Unitary and Irreducible Human Beings
Margaret Newman: Health as Expanding Consciousness
Rosemarie Parse: The Theory of Human Becoming
Summary
Introduction to Middle Range Nursing Theories
Purposes of Middle Range Theory
Characteristics of Middle Range Theory
Concepts and Relationships for Middle Range Theory
Categorizing Middle Range Theory
Development of Middle Range Theory
Analysis and Evaluation of Middle Range Theory
Summary
Overview of Selected Middle Range Nursing Theories
High Middle Range Theories
Middle Middle Range Theories
Low Middle Range Theories
Summary
Borrowed Theories Used by Nurses
Theories From the Sociologic Sciences
Exchange Theories
Interactionist Frameworks
Conflict Theories
Chaos Theory
Summary
Theories From the Behavioral Sciences
Psychodynamic Theories
Behavioral and Cognitive-Behavioral Theories
Humanistic Theories
Stress Theories
Social Psychology
Summary
Theories From the Biomedical Sciences
Theories and Models of Disease Causation
Theories and Principles Related to Physiology and Physical Functioning
Summary
Theories, Models, and Frameworks From Administration and Management
Overview of Concepts of Leadership and Management
Early Leadership Theories
Contemporary Leadership Theories
Organizational/Management Theories
Motivational Theories
Concepts of Power, Empowerment, and Change
Problem-Solving and Decision-Making Processes
Conflict Management
Quality Control and Quality Improvement
Evidence-Based Practice
Summary
Learning Theories
What Is Learning?
What Is Teaching?
Categorization of Learning Theories
Behavioral Learning Theories
Cognitive Learning Theories
Summary of Learning Theories
Learning Styles
Principles of Learning
Application of Learning Theories in Nursing
Summary
Application of Theory in Nursing
Application of Theory in Nursing Practice
Relationship Between Theory and Practice
Theory-Based Nursing Practice
The Theory-Practice Gap
Practice Theories in Nursing
Evidence-Based Practice
Application of Theory in Nursing Practice
Summary
Application of Theory in Nursing Research
Historical Overview of Research and Theory in Nursing
Relationship Between Research and Theory
Types of Theory and Corresponding Research
How Theory Is Used in Research
Nursing and Nonnursing Theories in Nursing Research
Other Issues in Nursing Theory and Nursing Research
Summary
Application of Theory in Nursing Administration and Management
Organizational Design
Shared Governance
Transformational Leadership in Nursing and in Health Care
Patient Care Delivery Models
Case Management
Disease/Chronic Illness Management
Quality Management
Summary
Application of Theory in Nursing Education
Theoretical Issues in Nursing Curricula
Theoretical Issues in Nursing Instruction
Summary
Future Issues in Nursing Theory
Future Issues in Nursing Science
Future Issues in Nursing Theory
Theoretical Perspectives on Future Issues in Nursing Practice, Research, Administration and Management, and Education
Summary
Index