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Perspectives on nursing theory

Title
Perspectives on nursing theory / edited by Pamela G. Reed, Nelma B. Crawford Shearer.
Format
Book
Edition
6th ed.
Published
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2012.
Description
xiv, 466 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Other contributors
Reed, Pamela G., 1952-
Shearer, Nelma B. Crawford, 1950-
Portion of title
Nursing theory
Notes
Anthology of previously published articles.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents
  • Structures of nursing knowledge development
  • The inseparability of theory and practice
  • Theory and knowledge translation
  • Philosophies of nursing science in research
  • Epistemology and evidence in practice
  • Tools for theory development
  • Characteristics and criteria of nursing theories
  • Philosophies of nursing practice
  • Future directions for nursing theory.
Summary
This text is a comprehensive anthology of important articles addressing diverse theoretical and philosophical perspectives on the nature of theory and knowledge development in nursing. This resource features cited articles that facilitate thought and discussion among nurses, researchers, students, and teachers. It features 52 of the most widely read and frequently cited articles reflecting seminal, modern, and futuristic perspectives on nursing theory and includes new articles reflecting current views of nursing theory and trends. It also includes biographical information about each author that provides insight into the author's perspective.
Subject headings
Nursing--Philosophy.
Nursing models.
Medical subjects
Nursing Theory--Collected Works.
Philosophy, Nursing--Collected Works.
ISBN
9781609137489 (alk. paper)
1609137485 (alk. paper)

Holdings

Library
Kokomo Library
Call Number
RT84.5 .P47 2012
Location
Stacks
Floor
2nd Floor
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