By Jacqueline Fawcett PhD FAAN, Susan DeSanto-Madeya RN DNS

What is nursing? What do nurses do? How do you outline it?

The third variation of this AJN Book-of-the-Year Award-Winner is helping you solution these questions with a different method of the clinical foundation of nursing wisdom. utilizing conceptual versions, grand theories, and middle-range theories as instructions you are going to find out about the present nation and way forward for nurse educators, nurse researchers, nurse directors, and training nurses.

A bonus CD-ROM in each publication beneficial properties conceptual version- and theory-based perform purposes, perform instruments, examine purposes, and study tools, in addition to an entire bibliography and lists of extra assets that can assist you study.

Show description

Read or Download Contemporary Nursing Knowledge: Analysis and Evaluation of Nursing Models and Theories PDF

Best analysis books

Stochastic Phenomena and Chaotic Behaviour in Complex Systems: Proceedings of the Fourth Meeting of the UNESCO Working Group on Systems Analysis Flattnitz, Kärnten, Austria, June 6–10, 1983

This e-book comprises all invited contributions of an interdisciplinary workshop of the UNESCO operating staff on platforms research of the ecu and North American sector entitled "Stochastic Phenomena and Chaotic Behaviour in advanced Systems". The assembly used to be held at lodge Winterthalerhof in Flattnitz, Karnten, Austria from June 6-10, 1983.

Arbeitsbuch Mathematik für Ingenieure: Band I: Analysis und Lineare Algebra

Das Arbeitsbuch Mathematik für Ingenieure richtet sich an Studierende der ingenieurwissenschaftlichen Fachrichtungen. Der erste Band behandelt Lineare Algebra sowie Differential- und Integralrechnung für Funktionen einer und mehrerer Veränderlicher bis hin zu Integralsätzen. Die einzelnen Kapitel sind so aufgebaut, dass nach einer Zusammenstellung der Definitionen und Sätze in ausführlichen Bemerkungen der Stoff ergänzend aufbereitet und erläutert wird.

Additional info for Contemporary Nursing Knowledge: Analysis and Evaluation of Nursing Models and Theories

Example text

Nursing Science Quarterly, 9, 94–97. Fawcett, J. (1999). The relationship of theory and research (3rd ed). A. Davis. Fawcett, J. (2000). Analysis and evaluation of contemporary nursing knowledge: Nursing models and theories. A. Davis. Feigl, H. (1970). The “orthodox” view of theories: Remarks in defense as well as critique. In M. Radner & S. ), Minnesota studies in the philosophy of science. Volume IV: Analyses of theories and methods of physics and psychology (pp. 3–16). Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

This category: ● Emphasizes preservation of beneficial aspects of the patient’s situation that are threatened by illness or actual or potential problems. Agency rests with the nurse, but he or she acts to conserve the existing capabilities of the patient (Barnum, 1998). Substitution Category of Knowledge. This category: ● Focuses on provision of substitutes for patient capabilities that cannot be enacted or have been lost. Agency rests with the patient, in that the patient exercises his or her will and physical control to the greatest possible extent.

Davis. Chapter 1 • THE STRUCTURE OF CONTEMPORARY NURSING KNOWLEDGE Orlando, Parse, Peplau, and Watson are unique nursing theories. Many other theories used by nurses have been borrowed from other disciplines. Theories of stress, coping, locus of control, reasoned action, planned behavior, and self-efficacy are just a few examples of borrowed theories. Unfortunately, few nurses have attempted to present a rationale for the use of such theories as guides for nursing research or practice by linking the theory with a nursing conceptual model.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.55 of 5 – based on 47 votes