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Title Perspectives on nursing theory / edited by Pamela G. Reed, Nelma B. Crawford Shearer
Edition Fifth edition
Published Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, [2009]
©2009

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Description xx, 731 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: UNIT ONE Structures of Nursing Knowledge -- Chapter 1 -- Nursing Theory and Practice: Connecting the Dots -- Chapter 2 -- Philosophy, Science,Theory: Interrelationships and Implications for Nursing Research -- Chapter 3 -- Nursing Questions That Science Cannot Answer -- Chapter 4 -- The Relationship Between Theory and Research: A Double Helix -- Chapter 5 -- Theoretical Thinking in Nursing: Problems and Prospects -- Chapter 6 -- Levels of Theoretical Thinking in Nursing -- UNIT TWO Historical Contexts of Nursing Knowledge Development -- Chapter 7 -- A Non-Theorist's Perspective on Nursing Theory: Issues of the 1990's -- Chapter 8 -- The Rhetoric of Rupture: Nursing as a Practice With a History? -- Chapter 9 -- Nursing: Whose Discipline Is It Anyway? -- Chapter 10 -- An Analysis of Changing Trends in Philosophies of Science on Nursing Theory Development and Testing -- Chapter 11 -- Nursing Reformation: Historical Reflections and Philosophic Foundations -- UNIT THREE Theoretical Thinking in Practice -- Chapter 12 -- Toward Compassionate Action: Pragmatism and the Inseparability of Theory/Practice -- Chapter 13 -- The Practitioner as Theorist -- Chapter 14 -- Theorizing the Knowledge That Nurses Use in the Conduct of Their Work -- Chapter 15 -- Practical Inquiry/Theory in Nursing -- Chapter 16 -- Intelligent Nursing: Accounting for Knowledge as Action in Practice -- Chapter 17 -- Nursing Theory as a Guide to Practice -- Chapter 18 -- The Role of Theory in Improving Patient Safety and Quality Health Care -- Chapter 19 -- Transforming Practice Knowledge Into Nursing Knowledge-A Revisionist -- Analysis of Peplau -- UNIT FOUR Nursing Philosophies and Paradigms -- Chapter 20 -- Nursing Science and the Space Age -- Chapter 21 -- A Philosophic Analysis of Evidence-Based Nursing: Recurrent Themes, Metanarratives, and Exemplar Cases -- Chapter 22 -- Commentary on Neomodernism and Evidence-Based Nursing: Implications for the Production of Nursing Knowledge -- Chapter 23 -- From a Plethora of Paradigms to Parsimony in Worldviews -- UNIT FIVE Philosophies of Science and Knowledge Development -- Chapter 27 -- Understanding Paradigms Used for Nursing Research -- UNIT SIX Epistemologies, Evidence,and Practice -- Chapter 35 -- Evidence for Practice, Epistemology, and Critical Reflection -- UNIT SEVEN Tools for Theory Development -- Chapter 42 -- Scientific Inquiry in Nursing: A Model for a New Age -- UNIT EIGHT Characteristics and Criteria of Nursing Theories -- Chapter 49 -- Theories: Components, Development, Evaluation -- UNIT NINE Ethics Inquiry -- Chapter 55 -- Integration of Nursing Theory and Nursing Ethics -- UNIT TEN Philosophic Views on Nursing and Its Practice -- Chapter 60 -- The Focus of the Discipline of Nursing -- UNIT ELEVEN Future Directions for Nursing Theory -- Chapter 67 -- A Treatise on Nursing Knowledge Development for the 21st Century: Beyond Postmodernism -- Chapter 68 -- The Unrecognized Paradigm Shift in Nursing: Implications, Problems, and Possibilities -- Author Index -- Subject Index
Summary This updated resource offers contemporary and classic articles from renowned thinkers in nursing theory from the last 40 years
Notes Anthology of previously published articles
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Nursing -- Philosophy.
Nursing models.
Nursing Theory.
Philosophy, Nursing.
Genre/Form Collected Work.
Author Reed, Pamela G., 1952-
Shearer, Nelma B. Crawford, 1950-
LC no. 2007039314
ISBN 9780781773836
0781773830
Other Titles Nursing theory