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Theoretical Basis for Nursing, North American Edition
- Jan 1, 2010)
, Evelyn M Wills
CATEGORIES & SUBJECTS:
Textbooks | Medicine & Health Sciences | Medicine | Nursing
Medicine | Nursing | Research & Theory
Medicine | Nursing | Nursing Models
Medicine | Nursing | Nursing Theory
Non-Fiction | Philosophy
Nursing textbook (graduate level)
Designed for one of the core courses taught in all graduate nursing programs, this text is the most contemporary, concise, and readable nursing theory textbook on the market. It presents historical perspectives on the development of nursing theory, assessments of concept and theory development and theory evaluation, middle-range theories, and shared theories from other disciplines in the sociologic, behavioral, and biomedical sciences, focusing on the application of theory. Learning features found throughout the text include case studies and end-of-chapter summaries that help to reinforce essential concepts.
Theoretical Basis for Nursing gives a basic study of philosophy, concept and theory development as related to nursing. It provides a range of theories from a variety of sciences, and a framework in which to view nursing theorists and theories. It does a good job of presenting key components of these theories in a standardized format. It is well organized and the topic areas are thorough. The authors clearly and succinctly present information relevant to the topics at hand. The use of subheadings is particularly helpful in guiding the flow of content. The tables are very helpful in highlighting key concepts and definitions are provided. The book also provides extremely helpful resources after each chapter, such as internet site addresses directly relevant to the content discussed. Overall, every aspect of this book, content and format, is excellent.
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