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Nursing theorists and their work
Marriner-Tomey, Ann, 1943-
Second edition.
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St. Louis : Mosby, 1989.
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xv, 464 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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This modern classic presents authoritative, up-to-date descriptions and analyses of 28 nursing theories in a clear, succinct format. With the addition of two new international theorists, it now provides a comprehensive presentation of 33 nursing theorists and their work. Extensive, updated bibliographies at the end of each chapter, split into primary and secondary sources, direct the reader to excellent resources for further study. Each chapter guides the reader through an expert overview of a specific theory-some reviewed and validated by the theorists themselves-in a logical chapter organization that makes information easy to follow. Its comprehensive and thorough approach, objective critiques, clear writing style, and consistent organization combine to make this new edition of Nursing Theorists and Their Work ideal for theory instruction at both the BSN level and the graduate level..

Table of Contents

Evolution of Nursing Theories
Introduction to Nursing Theory: History, Terminology, and Analysis
Significance of Theory for Nursing as a Discipline and Profession
History and Philosophy of Science
Logical ReasoningTheory Development Process
Modern NursingFlorence Nightingale
The Helping Art of Clinical NursingErnestine Wiedenbach
Definition of NursingVirginia Henderson
Twenty-One Nursing ProblemsFaye Glenn Abdellah
Core, Care, and Cure ModelLydia E. Hall
Philosophy and Science of CaringJean Watson
From Novice to Expert: Excellence and Power in Clinical Nursing PracticePatricia Benner
Conceptual Models and Grand Theories
Self-Care Deficit Theory of NursingDorothea E. Orem
The Conservation ModelMyra Estrin Levine
Unitary Human BeingsMartha E. Rogers
Behavioral System ModelDorothy E. Johnson
Adaptation ModelSister Callista Roy
Systems ModelBetty Neuman
Systems Framework and Theory of Goal AttainmentImogene King
The Elements of Nursing: A Model for Nursing Based on a Model of LivingNancy Roper and Winifred W. Logan and Alison J. Tierney
Theories and Middle-Range Theories
Psychodynamic NursingHildegard E. Peplau
Nursing Process TheoryIda Jean Orlando (Pelletier)
Human-to-Human Relationship ModelJoyce Travelbee
Theory of ComfortKatharine Kolcaba
Modeling and Role-ModelingHelen C. Erickson and Evelyn M. Tomlin and Mary Ann P. Swain
Maternal Role AttainmentRamona T. Mercer
Parent-Child Interaction ModelKathryn E. Barnard
Madeleine Leininger: Culture Care: Diversity and Universality Theory
Human BecomingRosemarie Rizzo Parse
Uncertainty in IllnessMerle Mishel
Model of HealthMargaret A. Newman
Conceptual Model for NursingEvelyn Adam
The Health Promotion ModelNola J. Pender
Future of Nursing Theory
State of the Art and Science of Nursing Theory