Nursing Theories and Nursing Practice (4th Edition) – PDF

eBook details

  • Authors: Marlaine C. Smith, Marilyn E. Parker
  • File Size: 10 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 564 pages
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis Company
  • Publication Date: January 27, 2015
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00U7IL22U
  • ISBN-10: 9351527972, 0803633122, 0803674848
  • ISBN-13: 9780803633124, 9789351527978, 9780803674844


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About The Author

Marilyn E. Parker

Marlaine C. Smith

Marlaine C. Smith

Dr. Marlaine C. Smith, RN, AHN-BC, Ph.D.FAAN, is Dean and Helen K. Persson Eminent Scholar in the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, Florida Atlantic University (FAU). From 1988 to 2006 she was on the faculty of the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center School of Nursing, serving as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and the Director of the Center for Integrative Caring Practice for six years. She has been a nurse educator since 1976 with other faculty appointments at Duquesne University, Pennsylvania State University, and LaRoche College in Pittsburgh. Her research has focused on outcomes of touch therapies as an expression of caring. Dr. Smith has written a variety of theoretical, philosophical, practice, research, and review articles related to caring.

Noted nursing scholars explore the historical and contemporary theories that are the foundation of nursing practice today. The Nursing Theories and Nursing Practice 4th Edition (PDF) ebook meets the needs of today’s nursing students with an expanded focus on the middle range theories and practice models that link clinical practice to theory. You will explore their role in the real world and learn how they are used to research and test the interventions with the best outcomes.

  • Offers in-depth coverage of the development of the theories that guide nursing practice.
  • Features chapters written by the scholars, original theorists, and nurses experienced in use of the theory in their practice.

Presents 25 major theories, including:

    • Meleis’s Transition Theory
    • Troutman-Jordan’s Theory of Successful Aging
    • Barrett’s Theory of Power as Knowing Participation in Change
    • Caring Theories by Jean Watson, Madeleine M. Leininger, Anne Boykin and Savina O. Schoenhofer.

Emphasizes the relevance of theory to practice with additional content online focused on the application of theory to research.

  • Addresses how to implement the theory-based practice.
  • Includes a list of references for each theory in the ebook, complemented by comprehensive lists online.

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