Nursing Theorists and Their Work E-Book: Nursing Theorists and Their Work E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, 23.07.2021 - 624 Seiten

Find the thinking of 39 leading nursing theorists in one comprehensive text! Nursing Theorists and Their Work, 10th Edition provides a clear, in-depth look at nursing theories of historical and international significance. Each chapter presents a key nursing theory or philosophy, showing how systematic theoretical evidence can enhance decision making, professionalism, and quality of care. Lead author Martha Raile Alligood is known nationally and internationally for her expertise in nursing theory. A classic in the field of nursing theory, this text uses objective critiques, case studies, and critical thinking activities to bridge the gap between nursing theory and application.

  • Scholars specializing in the work of a specific nursing theorist write each theorist chapter, often having worked closely with the theorists, to provide the most accurate and complete information.
  • Case studies at the end of each theorist chapter put the theory into a larger perspective, demonstrating how it can be applied to practice.
  • Critical thinking activities at the end of each theorist chapter help you understand the theory presented and apply it to personal and hypothetical situations.
  • Diagrams and graphics help you to visualize and better understand abstract concepts and theories.
  • History of nursing theory development includes its significance to the discipline and practice of the nursing profession.
  • Brief summary sections in theorist chapters enhance comprehension and make it easier to review for tests.
  • Major Concepts & Definitions box in each theorist chapter outlines a theory’s most significant ideas and clarifies vocabulary.
  • Points for Further Study section at the end of each chapter indicates sources of additional information.
  • References at the end of theorist chapters list the author’s primary and secondary sources of information.
  • NEW theorists, chapter authors, and case studies provide research and expertise from countries across the world.
  • NEW references and bibliographies demonstrate the ever-increasing use of nursing theory globally.
 

Inhalt

unit I Evolution of Nursing Theories
1
Its History and Significance
2
2 Nursing Theorists of Historical Significance
12
3 History of Nursing Science
29
4 Theory Development Process
36
5 The Structure and Analysis of Specialized Nursing Knowledge
46
unit II Nursing Philosophies
51
Modern Nursing
52
Transitions Theory
306
Health Promotion Model
320
Theory of Culture Care Diversity and Universality
334
Health as Expanding Consciousness
354
Humanbecoming
370
Modeling and RoleModeling
394
Symphonological Bioethical Theory
414
unit V MiddleRange Theories
429

Watsons Philosophy and Theory of Transpersonal Caring
68
Theory of Bureaucratic Caring
82
Caring Clinical Wisdom and Ethics in Nursing Practice
101
Philosophy of Caring
123
Theory of Caritative Caring
143
unit III Nursing Conceptual Models
167
The Conservation Model
168
Unitary Human Beings
183
SelfCare Deficit Theory of Nursing
198
Conceptual System and Theory of Goal Attainment
213
Systems Model
231
Adaptation Model
247
Behavioral System Model
270
unit IV Theories and Grand Theories
289
The Theory of Nursing as Caring A Model for Transforming Practice
290
Maternal Role AttainmentBecoming a Mother
430
Uncertainty in Illness Theory
445
SelfTranscendence Theory
461
Theory of Illness Trajectory
475
Theory of Chronic Sorrow
488
The Tidal Model of Mental Health Recovery
503
Theory of Comfort
526
Postpartum Depression Theory
539
Theory of Caring
553
Peaceful EndofLife Theory
563
unit VI The Future of Nursing Theory
571
37 State of the Art and Science of Nursing Theory
572
Index
579
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Martha Raile Alligood is professor emeritus at East Carolina University College of Nursing in Greenville, NC, where she was the Director of the Nursing PhD program. She is known nationally and internationally for her expertise in nursing theory and she is also the author of another Elsevier title, Nursing Theory: Utilization and Application, 5th edition which is a companion to this title. This title will not be revised due to low sales.

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