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Introduction to Nursing Theory and Clinical Reasoning

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ISBN13:

9780781721530

ISBN10:
0781721539
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
3/1/2001
Publisher(s):
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

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Summary

Univ. of Virginia's College at Wise. Introduction to theory, for student nurses, provides a foundation from which to understand and apply nursing theory. Covers the basics of theory, the reasons why it is important, and how to judge the usefulness of a theory. Features examples, learning activities, and two-tone highlighting. Softcover.

Table of Contents

Becoming Acquainted With Theory and Reasoning
1(10)
Introduction
2(1)
Theory and Reasoning in Everyday Life
2(4)
Nursing Example: Exploring Mr. Berg's Needs
6(2)
Summary
8(3)
Language, Meanings, and Structure of Theory
11(16)
Introduction
12(1)
Theory: What is it and Why is it Important?
13(1)
The Language of Theory
13(3)
The Structure of Theory and Theoretical Relationships
16(4)
Models: Theory in a Picture
20(2)
Types of Theory
22(2)
Summary
24(3)
Exploring the Relationships Among Knowledge, Theory, Research, and Practice
27(24)
Introduction
28(1)
Functions of Knowledge
28(19)
Summary
47(4)
Theory and Reasoning
51(26)
Introduction
52(5)
Developing Reasoning Skills
57(2)
Types of Reasoning
59(3)
Factors Influencing Reasoning
62(4)
Reasoning in Nursing
66(7)
Summary
73(4)
Support Theories Influencing Theory and Knowledge Development in Nursing
77(26)
Introduction
78(1)
Grand Theories that Support Theory and Reasoning
79(10)
Stress Adaptation Theory
89(2)
Maslow's Theory of Human Motivation and Hierarchy of Basic Human Needs
91(1)
Erickson's Theory of Psychosocial Personality Development
92(1)
Communication Theory
93(3)
Change Theory
96(1)
Additional Support Theories
97(1)
Summary
97(6)
The Emergence of Nursing Theory and Knowledge
103(24)
Introduction
104(1)
Early Influences on the Growth of Nursing Theory and Knowledge
105(4)
Building a Base for Today's Nursing Theories and Knowledge
109(12)
Summary
121(6)
Critiquing Theory
127(32)
Introduction
128(1)
A Criterion-Based Critique Model
128(2)
Using the Model
130(23)
Advanced Theory Analysis Models
153(3)
Summary
156(3)
Connections Between Practice and Theory
159(22)
Introduction
160(1)
Skills for Building a Practice Connected to Theory
161(12)
Strategies for Integrating Health Care Advances into Practice
173(5)
Summary
178(3)
Interdisciplinary Use of Theory
181(34)
Barbara E. Chandler
Katherine H. Gustin
Shelia C. Schmuck
Camilla M. Wilson
Pamela B. Webber
Introduction
182(1)
Nursing Example: Analyzing Mr. Yomada's Story From an Interdisciplinary Perspective
183(2)
Application of Interdisiplinary Theory
185(23)
The Editor's Observations
208(1)
Summary
209(6)
The Impact of Theory on the Future of Nursing
215(16)
Introduction
216(1)
Nursing as a Profession
216(5)
Nursing as a Discipline
221(4)
Nursing as a Science
225(3)
Summary
228(3)
Appendix 231(6)
Glossary 237(4)
Index 241


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