Nursing Theory: Utilization & Application

Author: Martha Raile Alligood


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  • ISBN: 9780323091893
  • Author: Martha Raile Alligood
  • Publ Date: 2013-09-12
  • Edition: 5
  • Pages: 488
  • Imprint: MOSBY *#
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 189876

Table of Contents :

PART I: CONCEPTUALIZATION * The Nature of Knowledge Needed for Nursing Practice * Nursing Models: Normal Science for Nursing Practice * Philosophies, Models, and Theories: Critical Thinking Structures * Philosophies, Models, and Theories: Moral Obligations PART II: APPLICATION Section 1: Nursing Philosophies * Nightingale's Philosophy in Nursing Practice * Watson's Philosophy in Nursing Practice * Benner's Philosophy in Nursing Practice Section 2: Nursing Models * Johnson's Behavioral System Model in Nursing Practice * King's Conceptual System and Theory of Goal Attainment in Nursing Practice * Levine's Conservation Model in Nursing Practice * Neuman's Systems Model in Nursing Practice * Orem's Self-Care Deficit Theory in Nursing Practice * Rogers' Science of Unitary Human Beings in Nursing Practice * Roy's Adaptation Model in Nursing Practice Section 3: Nursing Theories * Orlando's Nursing Process Theory in Nursing Practice * Modeling and Role-Modeling Theory in Nursing Practice * Mercer's Becoming a Mother Theory in Nursing Practice * Leininger's Theory of Culture Care Diversity and Universality in Nursing Practice * Parse's Theory of Human Becoming in Nursing Practice * Newman's Theory of Health as Expanding Consciousness in Nursing Practice PART III: EXPANSION * Areas for Further Development of Theory-Based Nursing Practice * Nursing Philosophies, Models, and Theories: A Focus on the Future Glossary Index


With a consistent focus on application throughout, Nursing Theory covers the development of nursing theory; the application of different nursing theories, models and philosophies; and the expansion of these practices with a look toward the future. Nursing Theory provides the opportunity for students who have learned the background of nursing theory using the companion title, Nursing Theorists and Their Work, to apply what they have learned to actual nursing practice through various patient scenarios.


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