Theoretical Nursing: Development and Progress

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007 - Medical - 807 pages
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Revised and updated for its Fourth Edition, this text provides a comprehensive developmental and historical review of nursing theory. The book offers a contemporary analysis of the evolution of nursing and represents the degree to which many scholars view the focus and mission of nursing as a discipline through the development of its theoretical base.

 

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Contents

POSITIONING FOR THE JOURNEY
3
Our Theoretical Heritage
4
Assumption Goals and Organizations
5
Organization of the Book
6
On a Personal Note
8
Reflective Questions
9
ON BEING AND BECOMING A SCHOLAR
10
Scholarliness in Nursing
13
Reflective Questions
234
A MODEL FOR EVALUATION OF THEORIES DESCRIPTION ANALYSIS CRITIQUE TESTING AND SUPPORT
238
Selecting Theories for Utilization
239
Framework for Evaluating Theories
245
Theory Analysis
251
Theory Critique
257
Theory Testing
264
Theory Support
267

Nurses as Scholars
20
Revisiting Scholarship in the 21st Century
23
Conclusion
26
THEORY METAPHORS SYMBOLS DEFINITIONS
29
Definitions
32
Types of Theories
42
Theory Components
45
Reflective Questions
47
Our Theoretical Heritage
51
FROM CANT TO KANT BARRIERS AND FORCES TOWARD THEORETICAL THINKING
53
Barriers to Theory Development
55
Resources to Theory Development
67
Conclusion
74
ON THE WAY TO THEORETICAL NURSING STAGES AND MILESTONES
78
Stages in Nursing Progress
79
Milestones in Theory Development
88
Conclusion
103
NURSING THEORY MIRROR MICROSCOPE OR TELESCOPE
109
Images of Nursing
111
Theories Primary Focus
125
Images of Nurses and the Roles They Play
126
Areas of Agreement Among and Between Theorists and Schools of Thought
128
Reflective Questions
129
Our Epistemology
131
THEORY DEVELOPMENT SOURCES RESOURCES AND PARADOXES
133
Sources for Theory Development
134
Classifications of Nursing Diagnosis Nursing Interventions and Decision Making
142
Resources for Theory Development
145
Identifying Domain Paradoxes
148
Nursing Theory vs Borrowed Theory
153
Conclusion
158
Reflective Questions
159
STRATEGIES FOR CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT
163
Concept Exploration
165
Concept Clarification
167
Concept Analysis
169
An Integrated Approach to Concept Development
173
Conclusion
183
STRATEGIES FOR THEORY DEVELOPMENT
186
Historical Analysis of the Processes of Theory Development
189
Existing Strategies
191
An Integrated Approach to Theory Development
204
Tools for Theory Development
205
Conclusion
207
DEVELOPING MIDDLE RANGE AND SITUATIONSPECIFIC THEORIES EXEMPLARS
212
Definition of Middle Range Theory
213
A Theoretical Journey Toward Developing a Middle Range Theory
214
Clinical Observations
216
Developing Role Supplementation as a Nursing Therapeutic
217
Testing a Theory of Role Supplementation
218
Clinical Observations and Literature Reviews
219
Connecting an Emerging Theory to the Discipline of Nursing
222
TheoryDriven Research
223
Using Research to Develop Middle Range Theory
226
The Process for Developing Transition as a Middle Range Theory
232
Conclusion
233
Conclusion
268
Reflective Questions
270
Our Pioneers The Theorists and the Theories
275
ON NURSING CLIENTS
277
Sister Callista Roy
291
Betty Neuman
307
Conclusion
319
Reflective Questions
320
ON INTERACTIONS
330
Ida Orlando
345
Josephine Paterson and Loretta Zderad
356
Joyce Travelbee
364
Ernestine Wiedenbach
373
Conclusion
381
ON HUMAN BEINGENVIRONMENT INTERACTIONS
390
Conclusion
406
ON NURSING THERAPEUTICS
411
Dorothea Orem
424
Conclusion
443
Our Discipline and Its Structure
451
THE DISCIPLINE OF NURSING A PERSPECTIVE A DOMAIN AND DEFINITIONS
453
Nursing Perspective
455
Domain of Nursing Knowledge
462
Definition of Nursing
478
Conclusion
480
OUR SYNTAX AN EPISTEMOLOGICAL ANALYSIS
486
Knowing from the Received View to Postmodernism View
487
From Correspondence to Integrative View of Truth
504
Conclusion
509
Reflective Questions
510
DEVELOPMENT AND PROGRESS THEORIES AND CHALLENGES
515
Theories for Development and Progress
516
Challenges and Paradoxes
525
Status of Theoretical Nursing
541
Conclusion for the Book
542
Reflective Questions
545
Our Historical Literature
549
HISTORICAL WRITINGS IN THEORY
551
Abstracts of Writings in Metatheory 19601984
552
Abstracts of Writings in Nursing Theory 19601984
591
Dorothy Johnson
592
Myra Levine
604
Dorothea Orem
609
Martha Rogers
619
Sister Callista Roy
625
Joyce Travelbee
635
HISTORICAL AND CURRENT THEORY BIBLIOGRAPHY
637
Theory and Theorizing in Nursing
638
Nursing Theory and Theorists
690
Paradigms That Have Influenced Nursing
755
Middle Range Theory
773
Video and Audio Tapes on Theory
774
AUTHOR INDEX
779
SUBJECT INDEX
799
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