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Nursing Theories and Nursing Practice by Marilyn E Parker
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In this title, noted theorists and scholars explore the historical and contemporary theories that are the foundation of nursing today. The 3rd Edition of this highly praised book meets the needs of today's students with a new focus on the models that define the best outcomes and provide the evidence that supports nursing practice. For each theory, you'll find an introduction to the theorist, a description of the theory's role as a model for nursing practice, and an examination of its application in clinical practice. Readers will understand how the theory has been used in the past and evaluate it as a model for clinical practice. There is a new emphasis on the relevance of theory to practice with additional content online focused on the application of theory to research. A section is devoted to middle range theories and practice models that support evidence-based nursing practice. This title is thoroughly revised to make every chapter easier to read and to emphasize the relevance of theory to practice. It includes content on how to implement theory-based practice. There is a list of references for each theory in the book, complemented by comprehensive lists online. It features a more contemporary two-color design and streamlined organization to make the content easier to read, understand, and apply. Expanded content available online at DavisPlus. This title features in-depth coverage of the development of the theories that guide nursing practice, middle range theories, and practice models. Chapters are written by the original theorists, scholars, and nurses experienced in use of the theory in their practice.

Table of Contents

I Perspectives on Nursing Theory; Introduction to Nursing Theory; Developing and Evaluating Nursing Theory-Guided Practice; The Future of Theory-Guided Nursing; II Evolution of Nursing Theory: Essential Influences; Florence Nightingale's Legacy of Caring and Its Application; Twentieth Century Nursing: Ernestine Weidenbach, Virginia Henderson, and Lydia Hall's Contributions to Nursing Theory and their use in Practice; Nurse-Patient Relationship Models for Practice: Hildegard Peplau, Ida Jean Orlando and Joyce Travelbee; III Conceptual Models/Grand Theories in the Interactive-Integrative Paradigm; Martha E. Rogers' Science of Unitary Human Beings; Rosemarie Rizzo Parse's Human Becoming School of Thought; Margaret Newman's Theory of Health as Expanding Consciousness; V Conceptual Models and Grand Theories Related to Caring; Madeleine M. Leininger's Theory of Culture Care Diversity and Universality; Josephine Paterson and Loretta Zderad's Humanistic Nursing Theory and Its Applications; Jean Watson's Theory of Human Caring; Anne Boykin and Savina O. Schoenhofer's Nursing as Caring Theory; VI Middle Range Theories and Practice Models; Katherine Kolcaba's Theory of Comfort; Joanne Duffy's Quality Caring Model; Pamela Reed's Theory of Self-Transcendence; Kristen Swanson's Theory of Caring; Mary Jane Smith and Patricia Liehr's Story Theory.
Release date Australia
June 30th, 2010
Country of Publication
United States
3rd Revised edition
60 illustrations
F.A. Davis Company
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