Nursing Theories: The Base for Professional Nursing Practice

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Julia B. George
Pearson Education, 2011 - Medical - 685 pages

Completely updated in a new edition, Nursing Theories 6/e incoporates the latest theories and research methods in nursing today. Designed as a tool to help nurses apply concepts and theories to practice, this book considers the ideas of well-known nursing theorists and relates the work of each tot he nursing process. Chapters are organized to relate the theorist's work to the nursing metaparadigm, the nursing process, characteristics of a theory, and strengths and limitations of the theory. Some key features include:

  • Quanitiative and qualitative research methods in each chapter.
  • An emphasis on the use of nursing theory in clinical practice.
  • Chapters on the work of Artinian and Conger, as well as the introduction of an interdisciplinary model.

For nursing professionals.

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An Introduction to Nursing Theory
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