Understanding the Work of Nurse Theorists: A Creative Beginning

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2004 - Medical - 185 pages
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Contents

What 1s Nursing Theory?
3
O The Development of Nursing Theories
11
Evaluating a Theory
17
Florence Nightingales Definition of Nursing
27
Virginia Hendersons Definition of Nursing
33
Ernestine Wiedenbachs Helping Art of Clinical Nursing 41
49
Theories about Broad Nursing Practice
57
Myra Estrin Levines Conservation Model
63
Dorothea Orems SelfCare Model 85
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Part
101
1da Jean OrlandoPelletiers Nursing Process Theory
109
Katharine Kolcabas Theory of Comfort
117
15 Nola Penders HealthPromotion Model
123
2 Hildegard Peplaus 1nterpersonal Relations in Nursing
133
Theories that Defy Classification
139
jLO Margaret Newmans Health as Expanding Consciousness
151

Betty Neumans Systems Model
69
Sister Callista Roys Adaptation Model
77
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