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By Mary Jane Smith PhD RN, Patricia R. Liehr PhD RN

Awarded first position within the 2013 AJN ebook of the 12 months Awards within the Nursing examine category

"This is an exceptional version of this ebook. It has nice relevance for studying approximately, constructing, and utilizing center diversity theories. it's very person pleasant, but scholarly." ranking: ninety, four Stars.--Doody's scientific Reviews

Middle variety concept has develop into an essential staple of nursing schooling and alertness to investigate. those theories, which lie among the operating hypotheses derived from daily learn and the bigger, systemic efforts to increase unified theories, hide the clinical underpinnings that consultant nursing perform and research.

This 3rd version of a two-time AJN booklet of the 12 months Award winner comprises new theories, together with self-reliance concept and transitions conception. It revises and updates all different content material, and offers ladders of abstraction for every concept to steer scholars of their acceptable use. This hugely obtainable booklet integrates nursing thought with well-defined perform components, identifies goal and uncomplicated innovations, foundational literature, relationships between ideas, and use in perform. Chapters are prepared by way of primary theories, each one of that is lined extensive. complete bibliographies on the finish of every bankruptcy facilitate extra in-depth study. The e-book is still a necessary textual content for thought and learn classes in master's and doctoral nursing programs.

New to the 3rd Edition:

  • Presents new theories: self-reliance concept and transitions idea
  • Deletes theories not in use: group empowerment and family members stress/adaptation
  • Updates and revises all different content material from the second one variation
  • Guides scholars in acceptable use of idea according to point of complexity

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1999). Theory and nursing: Integrated knowledge development. St. Louis, MO: Mosby. , & Berman, H. (1995). Stories and num­ bers:€Coexistence without compromise. Advances in Nursing Science, 18(1), 14–26. , & Meleis, A. I. (1999). Situation-specific theories: Philosophical roots, properties, and approach. Advances in Nursing Science, 22(2), 11–24. King, I. (1996). The theory of goal attainment in research and practice. Nursing Science Quarterly, 9, 61–66. McKay, R. P. (1969). Theories, models, and systems for nursing.

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Meleis, A. I. (1999). Situation-specific theories: Philosophical roots, properties, and approach. Advances in Nursing Science, 22(2), 11–24. King, I. (1996). The theory of goal attainment in research and practice. Nursing Science Quarterly, 9, 61–66. McKay, R. P. (1969). Theories, models, and systems for nursing. Nursing Research, 18, 393–399. Merton, R. K. (1968). Social theory and social structure. New York, NY: Free Press. , Sime, A. , & Corcoran-Perry, S. A. (1991). The focus of the discipline of nursing.

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