- Simplifies the understanding of the components of contemporary nursing knowledge by describing the structural hierarchy of nursing knowledge (metaparadigm, conceptual models, theories, and empirical indicators)
- Presents objective and systematic analyses and evaluations of the major grand and middle-range nursing theories and facilitates understanding of the theory, its philosophic origins, and its utility in research, education, and practice
- Presents a comprehensive discussion of alternative views of the nursing metaparadigm
Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.
Year Published: 1993