Integrated Knowledge Development in Nursing
· This comprehensive text holds a longstanding reputation for presenting a thorough and concise exploration of nursing theory and its development.
· This new edition builds upon the 5th edition by broadening various concepts of knowledge development to include aesthetic, ethical, personal, and empirical knowledge.
· The title change from Theory and Nursing: Integrated Knowledge Development to Integrated Knowledge Development in Nursing emphasizes the knowledge development theory that Chinn and Kramer have created and developed over the life of past editions.
Provides a solid foundation for the understanding of the development of nursing theory and its links with research.
Includes a special full-color insert at the front of the book that diagrams the underlying structure of knowledge development and its various manifestations as discussed by the authors.
Comprehensive discussion of theory, theory development, and the relationship of theory to nursing research and practice is presented in an organized, clearly explained format throughout the text.
Provides summary overview of the works of several major nursing theorists.
Appendices provide updated content on mid-range theories and valuable material on various conceptual models and frameworks in nursing.
A glossary at the end of the book explains key terms and phrases.
The 5th edition of the book was included on the Brandon-Hill list.
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