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Theoretical Nursing : Development and Progress

Theoretical Nursing : Development and Progress - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0781736732

Cover of Theoretical Nursing : Development and Progress 4TH 07 (ISBN 978-0781736732)
ISBN13: 978-0781736732
ISBN10: 0781736730
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 07
Publisher: Lippincott-Raven Publishers
Published: 2007
International: No

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Theoretical Nursing : Development and Progress - 4TH 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0781736732

Afaf Ibrahim Meleis

ISBN13: 978-0781736732
ISBN10: 0781736730
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 07
Publisher: Lippincott-Raven Publishers

Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

Revised and updated for its Fourth Edition, this text provides a comprehensive developmental and historical review of nursing theory. The book offers a contemporary analysis of the evolution of nursing and represents the degree to which many scholars view the focus and mission of nursing as a discipline through the development of its theoretical base.

Table of Contents

Ch. 1. Positioning for the journey
Ch. 2. On being and becoming a scholar
Ch. 3. Theory : metaphors, symbols, definitions
Ch. 4. From can't to Kant : barriers and forces toward theoretical thinking
Ch. 5. On the way to theoretical nursing : stages and milestones
Ch. 6. Nursing theory : mirror, microscope, or telescope
Ch. 7. Theory development : sources, resources, and paradoxes
Ch. 8. Strategies for concept development
Ch. 9. Strategies for theory development
Ch. 10. Developing middle range and situation-specific theories : exemplars
Ch. 11. A model for evaluation of theories : description, analysis, critique, testing, and support
Ch. 12. On nursing clients
Ch. 13. On interactions
Ch. 14. On human being-environment interactions
Ch. 15. On nursing therapeutics
Ch. 16. The discipline of nursing : a perspective, a domain, and definitions
Ch. 17. Our syntax : an epistemological analysis
Ch. 18. Development and progress : theories and challenges
Ch. 19. Historical writings in theory
Ch. 20. Historical and current theory bibliography