Nursing Theorists and Their Work - 8th Edition - ISBN: 9780323091947, 9780323292917

Nursing Theorists and Their Work

8th Edition

Authors: Martha Alligood
Paperback ISBN: 9780323091947
eBook ISBN: 9780323292917
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 24th September 2013
Page Count: 768

Description

The most comprehensive of its kind, Nursing Theorists and Their Work, 8th Edition provides an in-depth look at 39 theorists of historical, international, and significant importance. Each chapter features a clear, consistent presentation of a key nursing philosophy or theory. Case studies, critical thinking activities, and in-depth objective critiques of nursing theories help bridge the gap between theory and application.

Key Features

  • Critical Thinking Activities at the end of each theorist chapter help you to process the theory presented and apply it to personal and hypothetical practice situations.
  • A case study at the end of each theorist chapter puts the theory into a larger perspective, demonstrating how it can be applied to practice.
  • A Brief Summary in each theorist chapter helps you review for tests and confirm your comprehension.
  • A Major Concepts & Definitions box included in each theorist chapter outlines the theory’s most significant ideas and clarifies content-specific vocabulary.
  • Each theorist chapter is written by a scholar specializing in that particular theorist’s work, often having worked closely with the theorists, to provide the most accurate and complete information possible.
  • Beginning chapters provide a strong foundation on the history and philosophy of science, logical reasoning, and the theory development process.
  • Diagrams for theories help you visualize and better understand inherently abstract concepts.
  • Pictures of theorists, as well as a listing of contact information for each individual, enables you to contact the source of information directly.
  • Theorist chapters have been reviewed and edited by the theorist, validating the accounts set forth in the text for currency and accuracy.
  • An extensive bibliography at the conclusion of each theorist chapter outlines numerous primary and secondary sources of information, ideal for both undergraduate and graduate research projects.

Table of Contents

UNIT I:

EVOLUTION OF NURSING THEORETICAL WORKS

  1. Introduction to Nursing Theory: Its History, Significance, and Analysis
  2. History and Philosophy of Science
  3. Theory Development Process
  4. The Structure of Specialized Nursing Knowledge
  5. Nursing Theorists of Historical Significance
  6. UNIT II: NURSING PHILOSOPHIES

  7. Florence Nightingale: Modern Nursing
  8. Jean Watson: Watson’s Philosophy and Theory of Transpersonal Caring
  9. Marilyn Anne Ray: Theory of Bureaucratic Caring
  10. Patricia Benner: Caring, Clinical Wisdom, and Ethics in Nursing Practice
  11. Kari Martinsen: Philosophy of Caring
  12. Katie Eriksson: Theory of Caritative Caring
  13. UNIT III: NURSING MODELS

  14. Myra Estrin Levine: The Conservation Model
  15. Martha E. Rogers: Unitary Human Beings
  16. Dorothea E. Orem: Self-Care Deficit Theory of Nursing
  17. Imogene M. King: Conceptual System and Middle Range Theory of Goal Attainment
  18. Betty Neuman: Systems Model
  19. Sister Callista Roy: Adaptation Model
  20. Dorothy Johnson: Behavioral System Model
  21. UNIT IV: NURSING THEORIES

  22. Anne Boykin and Savina O. Schoenhofer: The Theory of Nursing as Caring: A Model for Transforming Practice
  23. Afaf Ibrahim Meleis: Transitions Theory NEW!
  24. Nola J. Pender: Health Promotion Model
  25. Madeline M. Leininger: Culture Care Theory of Diversity and Universality
  26. Margaret A. Newman: Health as Expanding Consciousness
  27. Rosemarie Rizzo Parse: Humanbecoming
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Details

No. of pages:
768
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323292917
eBook ISBN:
9780323091886
eBook ISBN:
9780323241724
Paperback ISBN:
9780323091947

About the Author

Martha Alligood

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Director, PhD program, College of Nursing, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA