Completely updated in a new edition, Nursing Theories 6/e incoporates the latest theories and research methods in nursing today. Designed as a tool to help nurses apply concepts and theories to practice, this book considers the ideas of well-known nursing theorists and relates the work of each tot he nursing process. Chapters are organized to relate the theorist's work to the nursing metaparadigm, the nursing process, characteristics of a theory, and strengths and limitations of the theory. Some key features include:
For nursing professionals.
Concentrating on the application of theory to contemporary clinical practice this book looks at the work of about 20 theorists and relates it to nursing practices, identifying the strengths and weaknesses of each. Among the theorists discussed are Nightingale, Peplau, Henderson, Hall, Orem, Abdellah, Orlando, Wiedenbach, Levine, Rogers, Roy, Neuman, Zderad, Watson, Parse, Tomlin, Leininger, Newman, and Schoenhofer. Contributors include nurses and professors of nursing from around the United States. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)