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Author Meleis, Afaf Ibrahim.

Title Theoretical nursing : development and progress / Afaf Ibrahim Meleis
Edition Third edition, revised reprint
Published Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, [2005]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 WATERFT HEALTH  610.7301 Mel/Tnd 2005  AVAILABLE
Description xx, 739 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
regular print
Contents Theory: who needs it... what is it? -- On the way to theoretical nursing -- From can't to Kant -- Toward the development of the discipline of nursing -- Nursing perspective -- The domain of nursing knowledge -- Bedpans and Spinoza -- Patterns of knowing -- Hypatia, Hatshepsut, and nurses as scholars -- Nursing theory -- Strategies for concept development -- Strategies for theory development -- A model for evaluation of theories -- On nursing clients -- On human being-environment interactions -- On interactions -- On nursing therapeutics -- Theoretical thinking and practical wisdom -- Analysis of theoretical writing in nursing -- Metatheory and theory bibliography
Notes Previous ed.: 1997
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (515-705) and indexes
Subject Nursing -- Philosophy.
Philosophy, Nursing.
Nursing Theory.
LC no. 2004009911
ISBN 0781757673 hardcover alkaline paper