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Nursing Theories: The Base for Professional Nursing Practice, 6th edition

  • Julia B. George

Published by Pearson (March 12th 2010) - Copyright © 2011

6th edition

Overview

Completely updated in a new edition, Nursing Theories 6/e  incoporates the latest theories and research methods in nursing today. Designed as a tool to help nurses apply concepts and theories to practice, this book considers the ideas of well-known nursing theorists and relates the work of each tot he nursing process. Chapters are organized to relate the theorist's work to the nursing metaparadigm, the nursing process, characteristics of a theory, and strengths and limitations of the theory. Some key features include:

  • Quanitiative and qualitative research methods in each chapter.
  • An emphasis on the use of nursing theory in clinical practice.
  • Chapters on the work of Artinian and Conger, as well as the introduction of an interdisciplinary model.

MARKET: For nursing professionals.

Table of contents

1. An Introduction to Nursing Theory

2. Nursing Theory and Clinical Practice

3. Environmental Model: Florence Nightingale

4. Interpersonal Relations in Nursing: Hildegard E. Peplau

5. Definition and Components of Nursing:  Virginia Henderson

6. Self-Care Deficit Nursing Theory: Dorothea Elizabeth Orem

7. Behavioral System Model: Dorothy E. Johnson

8. Nursing Process Discipline: Ida Jean Orlando

9. Other Theories from the 1950s and 1960s

10. The Conservation Principles: A Model For Health: Myra Estrin Levine

11. Conceptual System and Theory of Goal Attainment: Imogene M. King

12. Science of Unitary Human Beings: Martha E. Rogers

13. The Roy Adaptation Model: Sister Callista Roy

14. The Neuman Systems Model: Betty Neuman

15. Other Theories from the 1970s

16. Theory of Culture Care Diversity and Universality: Madeleine M. Leininger

17. Health as Expanding Consciousness: Margaret A. Newman

18. Theory of Transpersonal Caring: Jean Watson

19. Human Becoming School of Thought: Rosemarie Rizzo Parse

20. The Modeling and Role-Modeling Theory: Helen Lorraine (Cook) Erickson, Evelyn M. Tomlin, and Mary Ann P. Swain

21. Health Promotion Model: Nola J. Pender

22. Philosophy of Caring and Expert Nursing Practice: Patricia Benner

23. Other Theories of the 1980s

24. Other Nursing Theories from the 1990s

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