9780721682167

The Art of Nursing; A Practical Introduction

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  • ISBN13:

    9780721682167

  • ISBN10:

    0721682162

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/3/2000
  • Publisher: SAUNDERS W B CO

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Summary

Using rich nursing narratives from practicing nurses as well as scholarly conceptual sources, this book paints a vivid picture of the diversity and richness embodied in the artful practice of nursing. These stories illustrate the forms of knowledge used by nurses and demonstrate essential nursing concepts, such as care, spirituality, presence, compassion, self-care, and advocacy. Readers will also examine obstacles that can interfere with their successful performance as a nurse and discover ways of overcoming these challenges.

Table of Contents

SECTION I WHAT NURSES KNOW 1(74)
Acquiring Nursing Knowledge
3(18)
Personal Knowledge
21(24)
Ethical Knowledge
45(30)
SECTION II THE ART OF NURSING 75(190)
Caring for Patients
77(28)
Advocacy for Patients
105(28)
Advocacy for Populations
133(26)
Supporting Spirituality
159(24)
Response of Compassion
183(28)
The Presence of the Nurse
211(28)
Caring for Oneself
239(26)
Index 265

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