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This nursing text is devoted to the teaching of theory, research, reasoning. It helps nursing students develop a foundation of reasoning skills that are necessary to integrate the components of knowledge, skills, values, meanings, and experiences into nursing practice. The text is composed of 12 interrelated chapters that deliver a clear and understandable message about theory, what it is and how it supports what we do in nursing. It provides an overview of theory, theory development, important nursing theories and nursing theorists, as well as a method for critiquing theory.
Table of Contents
|An Introduction||p. 1|
|Theory, Reasoning, and Research in Everyday Life||p. 2|
|Language, Meaning, and Structure||p. 7|
|Theory, Knowledge, Research, and Reasoning: What Are They and Why Are They Important?||p. 8|
|The Language of Theory, Research, and Reasoning||p. 13|
|Putting It All Together||p. 18|
|Operationalizing Relationships||p. 33|
|Types of Theory||p. 33|
|Stimulating New Theory||p. 37|
|Operationalizing Theory, Knowledge, Research, and Reasoning||p. 38|
|Theory and Reasoning||p. 48|
|Developing Reasoning Skills||p. 55|
|Types of Reasoning||p. 57|
|Factors Influencing Reasoning in Nursing||p. 60|
|The Role of Nursing Process in Reasoning||p. 66|
|Putting It All Together||p. 67|
|Support Theory||p. 73|
|Grand Theories That Support Nursing||p. 75|
|The Role of Women in Support Theory Development||p. 99|
|Foundations of Nursing Theory||p. 106|
|The Influence of Education on the Growth of Nursing Theory||p. 107|
|Other Influences on the Growth of Nursing Theory||p. 109|
|Nursing Theory||p. 118|
|Nurse Theorists and Theories||p. 119|
|Florence Nightingale and Nursing Theory||p. 120|
|Theory Development in the 1950s||p. 124|
|Nursing Theory in the 1960s||p. 130|
|Nursing Theory in the 1970s||p. 140|
|Nursing Theory in the 1980s||p. 164|
|Nursing Theory in the 1990s and 2000||p. 176|
|A Global View of Nursing Theory||p. 181|
|Critiquing Theory||p. 192|
|A Criterion-Based Critique Model||p. 193|
|Using the Model||p. 194|
|Advanced Theory Analysis Models||p. 213|
|Introduction to Research||p. 217|
|Philosophies Influencing the Development of Nursing Research||p. 218|
|Introduction to Research||p. 220|
|The Research Process||p. 225|
|Ethical Considerations in Nursing Research||p. 235|
|Research, Reasoning, and Evidence-Based Practice||p. 238|
|Criterion-Based Critique for Research (C-BaCR)||p. 239|
|Becoming a Sophisticated Consumer of Research||p. 245|
|Theory and Practice||p. 250|
|Skills for Building a Theory-Based Nursing Practice||p. 251|
|Integrating Research Outcomes Into Nursing Practice||p. 260|
|What Is Evidence-Based Nursing and How Does It Affect Nursing Practice?||p. 265|
|Multidisciplinary Theory||p. 268|
|Application of Multidisciplinary Theory||p. 271|
|Comparison of Perspectives||p. 287|
|The Future||p. 295|
|Nursing as a Profession||p. 296|
|Nursing as a Discipline||p. 300|
|Nursing as a Science||p. 303|
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