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Theoretical nursing : development and progress / Afaf Ibrahim Meleis.

By: Material type: TextTextPublication details: Philadelphia, Pa. ; London : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007.Edition: 4th edDescription: xix, 807 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN:
  • 9780781736732 (hbk.) :
  • 0781736730 (hbk.) :
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 610.7301 22
LOC classification:
  • RT84.5 .M45 2007
NLM classification:
  • WY 86
Contents:
Positioning for the journey -- On being and becoming a scholar -- Theory: metaphors, symbols, definitions -- From can't to Kant: barriers and forces toward theoretical thinking -- On the way to theoretical nursing: stages and milestones -- Nursing theory: mirror, microscope, or telescope -- Theory development: sources, resources, and paradoxes -- Strategies for concept development -- Strategies for theory development -- Developing middle range and situation-specific theories: exemplars -- A model for evaluation of theories: description, analysis, critique, testing, and support -- On nursing clients -- On interactions -- On human being-environment interactions -- On nursing therapeutics -- The discipline of nursing: a perspective, a domain, and definitions -- Our syntax: an epistemological analysis -- Development and progress: theories and challenges -- Historical writings in theory -- Historical and current theory bibliography.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Positioning for the journey -- On being and becoming a scholar -- Theory: metaphors, symbols, definitions -- From can't to Kant: barriers and forces toward theoretical thinking -- On the way to theoretical nursing: stages and milestones -- Nursing theory: mirror, microscope, or telescope -- Theory development: sources, resources, and paradoxes -- Strategies for concept development -- Strategies for theory development -- Developing middle range and situation-specific theories: exemplars -- A model for evaluation of theories: description, analysis, critique, testing, and support -- On nursing clients -- On interactions -- On human being-environment interactions -- On nursing therapeutics -- The discipline of nursing: a perspective, a domain, and definitions -- Our syntax: an epistemological analysis -- Development and progress: theories and challenges -- Historical writings in theory -- Historical and current theory bibliography.

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