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Integrated Knowledge Development in Nursing,9780323023412

Integrated Knowledge Development in Nursing

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6th
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9780323023412

ISBN10:
032302341X
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Pub. Date:
11/4/2003
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Mosby
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Summary

Written in a clear, accessible, and interesting style, Integrated Knowledge Development in Nursing, sixth edition, offers a thorough and concise review of nursing theory and its development. It also provides a solid foundation for the understanding of the development of nursing theory and its links with research. Integrated Knowledge Development in Nursing, sixth edition, presents everything you need to know about nursing, theory development, and the relationship of theory to nursing research and practice in a logically organized, clearly explained format. This edition builds on the solid information presented in the previous edition, which was listed on the Brandon-Hill list of recommended titles. Book jacket.

Author Biography

Peggy L. Chinn, RN, PhD, FAAN: Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, University of Connecticut Storrs Maeona K. Kramer, RN, PhD: Professor of Nursing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Nursing's Fundamental Patterns of Knowing, 1(18)
Knowledge for a Practice Discipline,
1(1)
Knowing and Knowledge,
2(1)
Overview of Nursing's Fundamental Patterns of Knowing,
3(4)
Empirics: The Science of Nursing,
4(1)
Ethics: The Moral Component of Knowledge in Nursing,
5(1)
Personal Knowing in Nursing,
6(1)
Aesthetics: The Art of Nursing,
6(1)
Processes for Developing Nursing Knowledge,
7(5)
Patterns Gone Wild,
12(2)
Why Develop Nursing's Patterns of Knowing?,
14(3)
Conclusion,
17(2)
Chapter 2 Nursing's Knowledge Development Pathways, 19(36)
Nightingale's Legacy,
20(2)
From Nightingale to Science,
22(3)
Patterns of Knowing in the Early Literature,
25(6)
Empirics,
26(2)
Ethics,
28(1)
Personal Knowing,
29(1)
Aesthetics,
30(1)
The Emergence of Nursing as a Science,
31(10)
The Application of Theories Borrowed from Other Disciplines,
33(1)
Development of Philosophies and Theories Defining Nursing,
34(3)
The Development of Midrange Practice-Linked Theory,
37(1)
Emerging Trends in Knowledge Development,
38(3)
Overview of Conceptual Themes in Nursing Theories and Frameworks,
41(7)
Nursing,
43(1)
The Person,
43(2)
Society and Environment,
45(1)
Health,
46(2)
The Contexts of Knowledge Development,
48(2)
Values,
49(1)
Resources,
49(1)
Conclusion,
50(5)
Chapter 3 Empiric Knowledge Development: Explaining and Structuring, 55(36)
What Is Empiric Theory?,
56(3)
Creating Conceptual Meaning,
59(30)
What Is a Concept?
61(3)
Methods for Creating Conceptual Meaning,
64(17)
Structuring and Contextualizing Theory,
81(8)
Conclusion,
89(2)
Chapter 4 Description and Critical Reflection of Empiric Theory, 91(30)
What Is This? The Description of the Theory,
92(13)
What Is the Purpose of This Theory?,
92(4)
What Are the Concepts of This Theory?,
96(1)
What Are the Definitions in This Theory?,
97(1)
What Are the Relationships in This Theory?,
98(2)
What Is the Structure of This Theory?
100(3)
What Are the Assumptions in This Theory?,
103(1)
Forming a Complete Description,
104(1)
How Does It Work? The Critical Reflection of Theory,
105(14)
How Clear Is This Theory?
109(4)
How Simple Is This Theory?
113(1)
How General Is This Theory?,
114(1)
How Accessible Is This Theory?
114(2)
How Important Is This Theory?,
116(1)
Forming a Complete Critical Reflection,
116(3)
Conclusion,
119(2)
Chapter 5 Replicating and Validating Empiric Knowledge Using Research, 121(24)
Theory-Linked Research and Isolated Research,
122(3)
Challenges Related to Theory-Linked Research,
124(1)
Refining Concepts and Theoretic Relationships,
125(5)
Validating Empiric Indicators,
126(2)
Empirically Grounding Emerging Relationships,
128(1)
Validating Relationships Through Empiric Methods,
129(1)
Designing Theoretically Sound Empiric Research,
130(3)
Theory-Generating Research,
130(2)
Theory-Validating Research,
132(1)
Developing Sound Theoretic Research,
133(9)
The Clinical Problem, Research Purpose, Research Problem, and Hypotheses,
133(4)
Background of the Study and Literature Review,
137(1)
The Research Methodology,
137(4)
Generalizability and Usefulness of the Study,
141(1)
Conclusion,
142(3)
Chapter 6 Replicating and Validating Empiric Knowledge in Practice, 145(14)
Refining Conceptual Meaning,
146(3)
Identifying Empiric Indicators,
146(1)
Differentiating Similar Concepts,
147(1)
Identifying New Concepts,
147(1)
Identifying Conceptual and Diagnostic Criteria,
148(1)
Validating Theoretic Relationships and Outcomes of Practice,
149(5)
How to Determine Whether a Theory Should Be Applied and Validated in Practice,
150(4)
Methodologic Approaches to Validation of Relationships and Outcomes,
154(1)
Expected Outcomes That Flow from Theoretic Reasoning,
155(1)
Scientific Competence of Nurses,
155(1)
Functional Outcomes,
155(1)
Nurse Satisfaction,
156(1)
Quality of Care Perceived by Those Who Receive Care,
156(1)
Implementing a Formal Method of Study,
156(1)
Conclusion,
157(2)
Chapter 7 Ethical Knowledge Development, 159(18)
Ethics, Morality, and Nursing,
160(3)
Overview of Ethical Perspectives,
163(2)
Relativism,
163(1)
Teleology and Deontology,
164(1)
Virtue Ethics,
165(1)
Nursing's Focus on Ethics and Morality,
165(2)
Processes for Ethical Knowledge Development,
167(4)
Values Clarification,
169(1)
Values Analysis,
170(1)
Ethical Knowledge Forms,
171(1)
Dialogue and Justification,
172(2)
Conclusion,
174(3)
Chapter 8 Personal Knowing, 177(16)
Personal Knowing in Nursing,
178(1)
Conceptual Meanings of Personal Knowing,
179(4)
Spirituality and Personal Knowing,
180(1)
Self-in-Relation,
181(1)
Discovery of Self and Other,
181(1)
Unknowing,
182(1)
Processes for Developing Personal Knowledge: Opening and Centering,
183(5)
Journaling and Meditation,
185(3)
Processes for Affirming Personal Knowing: Response and Reflection,
188(1)
Forms of Expression of Personal Knowing,
189(1)
Conclusion
189(4)
Chapter 9 Aesthetic Knowledge Development, 193(26)
Art and Aesthetics,
194(3)
Conceptual Definitions of the Art of Nursing,
197(4)
Processes four Developing Aesthetic Knowledge,
201(13)
Envisioning and Rehearsing,
202(12)
Aesthetic Knowledge Forms: Criticism and Works of Art,
214(1)
Processes for Affirming Aesthetic Knowledge: Appreciation and Inspiration,
215(1)
Conclusion,
216(3)
Appendix A Interpretive Summary: Examples of Broad Theoretic Frameworks Defining the Scope, Philosophy, and General Characteristics of Nursing, 219(24)
Appendix B Interpretive Summary: Selected Midrange Theories, 243(16)
Glossary, 259


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