Nursing Theorists and Their Work

Nursing Theorists and Their Work

10th Edition - July 23, 2021

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  • Author: Martha Raile Alligood
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  • eBook ISBN: 9780323777988

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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.

Key Features

  • 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.

Table of Contents

  • Cover Image
  • Title Page
  • Copyright
  • Dedication
  • Contributors
  • Reviewers
  • About the Editor
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Table of Contents
  • Nursing Theorists and Their Work
  • Unit I Evolution of Nursing Theories
  • 1 Introduction to Nursing Theory: Its History and Significance
  • HISTORY OF NURSING THEORY
  • SIGNIFICANCE OF NURSING THEORY
  • SUMMARY
  • REFERENCES
  • 2 Nursing Theorists of Historical Significance
  • HILDEGARD E. PEPLAU
  • VIRGINIA HENDERSON
  • FAYE GLENN ABDELLAH
  • ERNESTINE WIEDENBACH
  • LYDIA HALL
  • JOYCE TRAVELBEE
  • KATHRYN E. BARNARD
  • EVELYN ADAM
  • NANCY ROPER, WINIFRED W. LOGAN, AND ALISON J. TIERNEY
  • IDA JEAN (ORLANDO) PELLETIER
  • SUMMARY
  • REFERENCES
  • 3 History of Nursing Science
  • HISTORICAL VIEWS OF THE NATURE OF SCIENCE
  • EARLY 20TH CENTURY VIEWS OF SCIENCE AND THEORY
  • EMERGENT VIEWS OF SCIENCE AND THEORY IN THE LATE 20TH CENTURY
  • INTERDEPENDENCE OF THEORY AND RESEARCH
  • SCIENCE AS A SOCIAL ENTERPRISE
  • REFERENCES
  • 4 Theory Development Process
  • THEORY COMPONENTS
  • CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN NURSING THEORY DEVELOPMENT
  • SUMMARY
  • REFERENCES
  • 5 The Structure and Analysis of Specialized Nursing Knowledge
  • A STRUCTURE OF NURSING KNOWLEDGE
  • ANALYSIS AND CRITICAL REFLECTION OF THEORY
  • REFERENCES
  • Unit II Nursing Philosophies
  • 6 Florence Nightingale: Modern Nursing
  • CREDENTIALS AND BACKGROUND OF THE THEORIST
  • THEORETICAL SOURCES FOR THEORY DEVELOPMENT
  • USE OF EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE
  • MAJOR ASSUMPTIONS
  • THEORETICAL ASSERTIONS
  • LOGICAL FORM
  • ACCEPTANCE BY THE NURSING COMMUNITY
  • FURTHER DEVELOPMENT
  • CRITIQUE
  • SUMMARY
  • REFERENCES
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • 7 Jean Watson: Watson’s Philosophy and Theory of Transpersonal Caring
  • CREDENTIALS AND BACKGROUND OF THE THEORIST
  • THEORETICAL SOURCES
  • USE OF EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE
  • MAJOR ASSUMPTIONS
  • THEORETICAL ASSERTIONS
  • LOGICAL FORM
  • APPLICATION BY THE NURSING COMMUNITY
  • FURTHER DEVELOPMENT
  • CRITIQUE
  • SUMMARY
  • REFERENCES
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • 8 Marilyn Anne Ray: Theory of Bureaucratic Caring
  • CREDENTIALS AND BACKGROUND OF THE THEORIST
  • THEORETICAL SOURCES FOR THEORY DEVELOPMENT
  • USE OF EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE
  • MAJOR ASSUMPTIONS
  • THEORETICAL ASSERTIONS
  • LOGICAL FORM
  • ACCEPTANCE BY THE NURSING COMMUNITY
  • FURTHER DEVELOPMENT
  • CRITIQUE OF THE WORK
  • SUMMARY
  • REFERENCES
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • 9 Patricia Benner: Caring, Clinical Wisdom, and Ethics in Nursing Practice
  • CREDENTIALS AND BACKGROUND OF THE PHILOSOPHER
  • THEORETICAL SOURCES FOR THEORY DEVELOPMENT
  • USE OF EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE
  • MAJOR ASSUMPTIONS
  • THEORETICAL ASSERTIONS
  • LOGICAL FORM
  • ACCEPTANCE BY THE NURSING COMMUNITY
  • FURTHER DEVELOPMENT
  • CRITIQUE
  • SUMMARY
  • REFERENCES
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • 10 Kari Martinsen: Philosophy of Caring
  • CREDENTIALS AND BACKGROUND OF THE THEORIST
  • THEORETICAL SOURCES
  • USE OF EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE
  • MAJOR ASSUMPTIONS
  • THEORETICAL ASSERTIONS
  • LOGICAL FORM
  • ACCEPTANCE BY THE NURSING COMMUNITY
  • FURTHER DEVELOPMENT
  • CRITIQUE
  • SUMMARY
  • REFERENCES*
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY*
  • 11 Katie Eriksson: Theory of Caritative Caring
  • CREDENTIALS AND BACKGROUND OF THE THEORIST
  • THEORETICAL SOURCES FOR THEORY DEVELOPMENT
  • USE OF EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE
  • MAJOR ASSUMPTIONS
  • The Human Being
  • THEORETICAL ASSERTIONS
  • LOGICAL FORM
  • ACCEPTANCE BY THE NURSING COMMUNITY
  • FURTHER DEVELOPMENT
  • CRITIQUE
  • SUMMARY
  • REFERENCES
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • Unit III Nursing Conceptual Models
  • 12 Myra Estrin Levine: The Conservation Model
  • CREDENTIALS AND BACKGROUND OF THE THEORIST
  • THEORETICAL SOURCES
  • USE OF EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE
  • MAJOR ASSUMPTIONS
  • THEORETICAL ASSERTIONS
  • LOGICAL FORM
  • ACCEPTANCE BY THE NURSING COMMUNITY
  • FURTHER DEVELOPMENT
  • CRITIQUE
  • SUMMARY
  • REFERENCES
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • 13 Martha E. Rogers: Unitary Human Beings
  • CREDENTIALS AND BACKGROUND OF THE THEORIST
  • THEORETICAL SOURCES
  • USE OF EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE
  • MAJOR ASSUMPTIONS
  • THEORETICAL ASSERTIONS
  • LOGICAL FORM
  • ACCEPTANCE BY THE NURSING COMMUNITY
  • FURTHER DEVELOPMENT
  • CRITIQUE
  • SUMMARY
  • REFERENCES
  • 14 Dorothea E. Orem: Self-Care Deficit Theory of Nursing
  • CREDENTIALS AND BACKGROUND OF THE THEORIST
  • THEORETICAL SOURCES
  • USE OF EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE
  • MAJOR ASSUMPTIONS
  • THEORETICAL ASSERTIONS
  • LOGICAL FORM
  • ACCEPTANCE BY THE NURSING COMMUNITY
  • FURTHER DEVELOPMENT
  • CRITIQUE
  • SUMMARY
  • REFERENCES
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • 15 Imogene M. King: Conceptual System and Theory of Goal Attainment
  • CREDENTIALS AND BACKGROUND OF THE THEORIST
  • THEORETICAL SOURCES FOR THEORY DEVELOPMENT
  • USE OF EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE
  • MAJOR ASSUMPTIONS
  • THEORETICAL ASSERTIONS
  • LOGICAL FORM
  • ACCEPTANCE BY THE NURSING COMMUNITY
  • FURTHER DEVELOPMENT
  • CRITIQUE
  • SUMMARY
  • REFERENCES
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • 16 Betty Neuman: Systems Model
  • CREDENTIALS AND BACKGROUND OF THE THEORIST
  • THEORETICAL SOURCES
  • USE OF EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE
  • MAJOR ASSUMPTIONS
  • THEORETICAL ASSERTIONS
  • LOGICAL FORM
  • APPLICATIONS BY THE NURSING COMMUNITY
  • FURTHER DEVELOPMENT
  • CRITIQUE
  • SUMMARY
  • REFERENCES
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • 17 Sister Callista Roy: Adaptation Model
  • CREDENTIALS AND BACKGROUND OF THE THEORIST
  • THEORETICAL SOURCES
  • USE OF EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE
  • THEORETICAL ASSERTIONS
  • LOGICAL FORM
  • ACCEPTANCE BY THE NURSING COMMUNITY
  • FURTHER DEVELOPMENT
  • CRITIQUE
  • SUMMARY
  • REFERENCES
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • 18 Dorothy Johnson: Behavioral System Model
  • CREDENTIALS AND BACKGROUND OF THE THEORIST
  • THEORETICAL SOURCES
  • USE OF EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE
  • MAJOR ASSUMPTIONS
  • THEORETICAL ASSERTIONS
  • LOGICAL FORM
  • ACCEPTANCE BY THE NURSING COMMUNITY
  • FURTHER DEVELOPMENT
  • CRITIQUE
  • SUMMARY
  • REFERENCES
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • Unit IV Theories and GrandTheories
  • 19 Anne Boykin and Savina O. Schoenhofer: The Theory of Nursing as Caring: A Model for Transforming Practice
  • CREDENTIALS AND BACKGROUND OF THE THEORISTS
  • THEORETICAL SOURCES
  • USE OF EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE
  • MAJOR ASSUMPTIONS
  • ACCEPTANCE BY THE NURSING COMMUNITY
  • FURTHER DEVELOPMENT
  • CRITIQUE
  • SUMMARY
  • REFERENCES
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • 20 Afaf Ibrahim Meleis: Transitions Theory
  • CREDENTIALS AND BACKGROUND OF THE THEORIST
  • THEORETICAL SOURCES
  • USE OF EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE
  • MAJOR ASSUMPTIONS
  • THEORETICAL ASSERTIONS
  • LOGICAL FORM
  • ACCEPTANCE BY THE NURSING COMMUNITY
  • FURTHER DEVELOPMENT
  • CRITIQUE
  • SUMMARY
  • REFERENCES
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • 21 Nola J. Pender: Health Promotion Model
  • CREDENTIALS AND BACKGROUND OF THE THEORIST
  • THEORETICAL SOURCES
  • USE OF EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE
  • MAJOR ASSUMPTIONS
  • THEORETICAL ASSERTIONS
  • LOGICAL FORM
  • ACCEPTANCE BY THE NURSING COMMUNITY
  • FURTHER DEVELOPMENT
  • CRITIQUE
  • SUMMARY
  • REFERENCES
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • 22 Madeleine M. Leininger: Theory of Culture Care Diversity and Universality
  • CREDENTIALS AND BACKGROUND OF THE THEORIST
  • THEORETICAL SOURCES FOR THEORY DEVELOPMENT
  • USE OF EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE
  • MAJOR ASSUMPTIONS
  • THEORETICAL ASSERTIONS
  • LOGICAL FORM
  • ACCEPTANCE BY THE NURSING COMMUNITY
  • FURTHER DEVELOPMENT
  • CRITIQUE OF THE WORK
  • SUMMARY
  • REFERENCES
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • 23 Margaret A. Newman: Health as Expanding Consciousness
  • CREDENTIALS AND BACKGROUND OF THE THEORIST
  • THEORETICAL SOURCES
  • USE OF EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE
  • MAJOR ASSUMPTIONS
  • THEORETICAL ASSERTIONS
  • LOGICAL FORM
  • ACCEPTANCE BY THE NURSING COMMUNITY
  • FURTHER DEVELOPMENT
  • CRITIQUE
  • SUMMARY
  • REFERENCES
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • 24 Rosemarie Rizzo Parse: Humanbecoming
  • CREDENTIALS AND BACKGROUND OF THE THEORIST
  • THEORETICAL SOURCES
  • USE OF EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE
  • MAJOR ASSUMPTIONS
  • THEORETICAL ASSERTIONS
  • LOGICAL FORM
  • ACCEPTANCE BY THE NURSING COMMUNITY
  • CRITIQUE
  • SUMMARY
  • REFERENCES
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • 25 Helen C. Erickson, Evelyn M. Tomlin, Mary Ann P. Swain: Modeling and Role-Modeling
  • CREDENTIALS AND BACKGROUND OF THE THEORISTS
  • THEORETICAL SOURCES FOR THEORY DEVELOPMENT
  • USE OF EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE
  • MAJOR ASSUMPTIONS
  • THEORETICAL ASSERTIONS
  • LOGICAL FORM
  • ACCEPTANCE BY THE NURSING COMMUNITY
  • FURTHER DEVELOPMENT
  • CRITIQUE
  • SUMMARY
  • REFERENCES
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • 26 Gladys L. Husted and James H. Husted: Symphonological Bioethical Theory
  • CREDENTIALS AND BACKGROUND OF THE THEORISTS
  • THEORETICAL SOURCES
  • USE OF EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE
  • MAJOR ASSUMPTIONS
  • THEORETICAL ASSERTIONS
  • LOGICAL FORM
  • ACCEPTANCE BY THE NURSING COMMUNITY
  • FURTHER DEVELOPMENT
  • CRITIQUE
  • SUMMARY
  • REFERENCES
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • Unit V Middle-Range Theories
  • 27 Ramona T. Mercer: Maternal Role Attainment—Becoming a Mother
  • CREDENTIALS AND BACKGROUND OF THE THEORIST
  • THEORETICAL SOURCES
  • USE OF EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE
  • MAJOR ASSUMPTIONS
  • THEORETICAL ASSERTIONS
  • LOGICAL FORM
  • ACCEPTANCE BY THE NURSING COMMUNITY
  • FURTHER DEVELOPMENT
  • CRITIQUE
  • SUMMARY
  • REFERENCES
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • 28 Merle Mishel: Uncertainty in Illness Theory
  • CREDENTIALS AND BACKGROUND OF THE THEORIST
  • THEORETICAL SOURCES
  • USE OF EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE
  • MAJOR ASSUMPTIONS
  • THEORETICAL ASSERTIONS
  • LOGICAL FORM
  • ACCEPTANCE BY THE NURSING COMMUNITY
  • FURTHER DEVELOPMENT
  • CRITIQUE
  • SUMMARY
  • CRITICAL THINKING ACTIVITIES
  • POINTS FOR FURTHER STUDY
  • REFERENCES
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • 29 Pamela G. Reed: Self-Transcendence Theory
  • CREDENTIALS AND BACKGROUND OF THE THEORIST
  • THEORETICAL SOURCES
  • USE OF EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE
  • MAJOR ASSUMPTIONS
  • THEORETICAL ASSERTIONS
  • LOGICAL FORM
  • ACCEPTANCE BY THE NURSING COMMUNITY
  • RESEARCH
  • FURTHER DEVELOPMENT
  • CRITIQUE
  • SUMMARY
  • REFERENCES
  • 30 Carolyn L. Wiener and Marylin J. Dodd:Theory of Illness Trajectory
  • CREDENTIALS AND BACKGROUND OF THE THEORISTS
  • THEORETICAL SOURCES
  • USE OF EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE
  • MAJOR ASSUMPTIONS
  • THEORETICAL ASSERTIONS
  • LOGICAL FORM
  • ACCEPTANCE BY THE NURSING COMMUNITY
  • FURTHER DEVELOPMENT
  • CRITIQUE
  • SUMMARY
  • REFERENCES
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • 31 Georgene Gaskill Eakes, Mary Lermann Burke, and Margaret A. Hainsworth: Theory ofChronic Sorrow
  • CREDENTIALS AND BACKGROUND OF THE THEORISTS
  • THEORETICAL SOURCES
  • USE OF EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE
  • MAJOR ASSUMPTIONS
  • THEORETICAL ASSERTIONS
  • LOGICAL FORM
  • ACCEPTANCE BY THE NURSING COMMUNITY
  • FURTHER DEVELOPMENT
  • CRITIQUE
  • ACCESSIBLITY
  • IMPORTANCE
  • SUMMARY
  • REFERENCES
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • 32 Phil Barker: The Tidal Model of Mental Health Recovery
  • BACKGROUND AND CREDENTIALS OF THE THEORIST
  • THEORETICAL SOURCES
  • USE OF EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE
  • MAJOR ASSUMPTIONS
  • THEORETICAL ASSERTIONS
  • LOGICAL FORM
  • ACCEPTANCE BY THE NURSING COMMUNITY
  • FURTHER DEVELOPMENT
  • CRITIQUE
  • SUMMARY
  • REFERENCES
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • 33 Katharine Kolcaba: Theory of Comfort
  • CREDENTIALS AND BACKGROUND OF THE THEORIST
  • THEORETICAL SOURCES
  • USE OF EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE
  • MAJOR ASSUMPTIONS
  • THEORETICAL ASSERTIONS
  • LOGICAL FORM
  • ACCEPTANCE BY THE NURSING COMMUNITY
  • FURTHER DEVELOPMENT
  • CRITIQUE
  • SUMMARY
  • REFERENCES
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • 34 Cheryl Tatano Beck: Postpartum Depression Theory
  • CREDENTIALS AND BACKGROUND OF THE THEORIST
  • THEORETICAL SOURCES FOR THEORY DEVELOPMENT
  • USE OF EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE
  • MAJOR ASSUMPTIONS
  • THEORETICAL ASSERTIONS
  • LOGICAL FORM
  • ACCEPTANCE BY THE NURSING COMMUNITY
  • FURTHER DEVELOPMENT
  • CRITIQUE
  • SUMMARY
  • REFERENCES
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • 35 Kristen M. Swanson:Theory of Caring
  • CREDENTIALS AND BACKGROUND OF THE THEORIST
  • THEORETICAL SOURCES
  • USE OF EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE
  • MAJOR ASSUMPTIONS
  • THEORETICAL ASSERTIONS
  • LOGICAL FORM
  • ACCEPTANCE BY THE NURSING COMMUNITY
  • FURTHER DEVELOPMENT
  • CRITIQUE
  • REFERENCES
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • 36 Cornelia M. Ruland and Shirley M. Moore: Peaceful End-of-Life Theory
  • CREDENTIALS AND BACKGROUND OF THE THEORISTS
  • THEORETICAL SOURCES
  • USE OF EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE
  • MAJOR ASSUMPTIONS
  • THEORETICAL ASSERTIONS
  • LOGICAL FORM
  • ACCEPTANCE BY THE NURSING COMMUNITY
  • FURTHER DEVELOPMENT
  • CRITIQUE
  • SUMMARY
  • REFERENCES
  • Unit VI The Future of Nursing Theory
  • 37 State of the Art and Science of Nursing Theory
  • PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE
  • EXPANSION OF MIDDLE-RANGE THEORY DEVELOPMENT
  • GLOBAL NURSING SCHOLARS
  • REFERENCES
  • Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 624
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Mosby 2021
  • Published: July 23, 2021
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323757027
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323777988

About the Author

Martha Raile Alligood

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.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus School of Nursing East Carolina University Greenville, North Carolina

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