Key Features

  • Combines diverse perspectives of the core concept and its use
  • Provides international overviews as well as detailed country reports
  • Based on extensive literature surveys as well as analytical approaches
  • Creates opportunities for comparison especially with regard to problem-solving strategies

Table of Contents

Contributors. Foreword by Barbara Parfitt. Acknowledgement. Chapter 1 - The Nursing Process: globalization of a nursing concept (Leana Uys and Monika Habermann). Chapter 2 - Opening new discourses in nursing: the history of the Nursing Process in the UK (Daniel Kelly). Chapter 3 - The Nursing Process: nursing discourse and managerial technologies (Niels Buus and Michael Traynor). Chapter 4 - The Nursing Process in UK mental health care: application to a field of nursing (Martin F. Ward). Chapter 5 - The Nursing Process and information technology (Elske Ammenwerth). Chapter 6 - The Nursing Process: core of nursing? A Finnish perspective (Maritta Valimaki and Marja Kaunonen). Chapter 7 - The Nursing Process: developments and issues in Germany (Monika Habermann). Chapter 8 - The Nursing Process in Australia (Bev Taylor and Chris Game). Chapter 9 - The Nursing Process in South Africa (Leana Uys). Chapter 10 - The neursing Process in the Caribbean (Hermi Hewitt). Chapter 11 - The Nursing Process in the Czech Republic (Alena Mellanova). Chapter 12 - The Nursing Process worldwide: what is the future? (Barbara Stevens Barnum). Index.


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About the editors

Monika Habermann

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Nursing; Head of the Centre for Nursing Research and Counselling; Head of the International Study Programme for Nusing Management, Hochschule Bremen

Leana Uys

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of the WHO-Collaboration Centre, University of Kwazulu-Natal