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Nursing, Caring, and Complexity Science For Human-Environment Well Being

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ISBN-10: 0826125875

ISBN-13: 9780826125873

Edition: 2010

Authors: Marilyn Ray, Alice Ware Davidson, Marilyn Anne Ray, Marian C. Turkel

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This book explores nursing and complexity science, and investigates how they relate in research, education, and practice. The book examines the best methods for using complex systems, and the contributing authors are experts drawn from nursing, sociology, informatics, and mathematics. Each is actively involved in applying complexity science to diverse populations in various settings (especially, in terms of nursing, chronic care, health care organizations, and community health networks). Each chapter includes a response written by a nursing scholar, administrator, or practitioner, focusing on chapter concepts relevant to the complex systems seen in nursing. The book includes models that…    
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Book details

List price: $60.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 212
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.518
Language: English

Contributors
Foreword
Reflection
Prologue
Acknowledgments
Philosophical and Theoretical Perspectives Related to Complexity Science in Nursing
Respondent
Respondent
Complex Caring Dynamics: A Unifying Model of Nursing Inquiry
Respondent
Respondent
Theoretical Issues and Methods for Increasing Understanding of Complex Health Care Systems
Respondent
Relational Caring Complexity: The Study of Caring and Complexity in Health Care Hospital Organizations
Respondent
Why Six Sigma Health Care Is Oxymoronic in Hospitals
Respondent
Entropy as Information Content in Medical Research
Respondent
Caring Science and Complexity Science Guiding the Practice of Hospital and Nursing Administrative Practice
Respondent
Leadership in Complex Nursing and Health Care Systems
Respondent
Mathematical Models of the Dynamics of Social Conflict
Respondent
Respondent
Modeling the Complexity of Story Theory for Nursing Practice
Respondent
Providing Nursing Care in a Complex Health Care Environment
Respondent
The Complexity of Diabetes and the Caring Role of the Nurse Practitioner
Respondent
Lessons in Complexity Science: Preparing Student Nurses for Practice in Complex Health Care Systems
Respondent
Technological Change in Health Care Electronic Documentation as Facilitated Through the Science of Complexity
Respondent
Implementing Change in Nursing Informatics Practice
Respondent
Human Rights and Humanoid Relationships in Nursing and Complexity Science
Respondent
Epilogue: Emerging Ideas/Questions for the Future of Nurse Caring and Health Care in a Complex World
Addendum
Competency Literacy Bingo
Caring and Complexity Sciences: Application to Nursing Education, Leadership, Practice, and Research
Index