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Theoretical nursing : development and progress / Afaf Ibrahim Meleis.

Book Book


Location: IAHS STACKS RT84.5 .M45 2005
Barcode: 0134107310903
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780781757676 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0781757673 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: xx, 739 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 3rd ed., rev., reprint.
  • Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2005.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Classic. Do not discard.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (515-705) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Theory: who needs it... what is it? -- On the way to theoretical nursing -- From can't to Kant -- Toward the development of the discipline of nursing -- Nursing perspective -- The domain of nursing knowledge -- Bedpans and Spinoza -- Patterns of knowing -- Hypatia, Hatshepsut, and nurses as scholars -- Nursing theory -- Strategies for concept development -- Strategies for theory development -- A model for evaluation of theories -- On nursing clients -- On human being-environment interactions -- On interactions -- On nursing therapeutics -- Theoretical thinking and practical wisdom -- Analysis of theoretical writing in nursing -- Metatheory and theory bibliography.
Subject: Nursing Theory.
Nursing > Philosophy.