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Author Watson, Jean, 1940-

Title Postmodern nursing and beyond / Jean Watson ; foreword by Barbara Montgomery Dossey, Larry Dossey
Published Edinburgh ; New York : Churchill Livingstone, 1999


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Description xxvi, 303 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of color plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Prologue: rewriting self - postmodern meanings -- Sect. 1. Transpersonal nursing as ontological archetype. 1. The starting point. 2. Moving from text to margin. 3. In search of the sacred feminine: voices from the margins. 4. Deconstructing modern nursing. 5. Seeing through Venus's mirror. 6. Deconstructing modern metaphors. 7. Reconstructing nursing -- Sect. 2. Transpersonal nursing as ontological artist. 8. Beyond postmodern nursing - into the next millennium. 9. Transpersonal caring-healing. 10. The postmodern/transpersonal body. 11. The body as a sacred mirror. 12. Exercises for experiencing the transpersonal body. 13. Professional ontological competencies for transpersonal practice. 14. Reconsidering Nightingale: professional ontological competencies as advanced caring-healing arts. 15. An interlude: the Zen of bedmaking -- Sect. 3. Transpersonal nursing as ontological architect. 16. Caring-healing architecture within the postmodern/transpersonal paradigm
17. Unconcluding postmodern Nightingale. 18. Relighting the lamp
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Caring.
Holistic nursing.
Nursing -- Philosophy.
Holistic Nursing.
Philosophy, Nursing.
LC no. 99036289
ISBN 0443057443