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Author Meleis, Afaf Ibrahim.

Title Theoretical nursing : development and progress / Afaf Ibrahim Meleis.

Imprint Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  610.7301 M482t 2007    ---  Available
Edition 4th ed.
Description xix, 807 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Positioning for the journey -- On being and becoming a scholar -- Theory: metaphors, symbols, definitions -- From can't to Kant: barriers and forces toward theoretical thinking -- On the way to theoretical nursing: stages and milestones -- Nursing theory: mirror, microscope, or telescope -- Theory development: sources, resources, and paradoxes -- Strategies for concept development -- Strategies for theory development -- Developing middle range and situation-specific theories: exemplars -- A model for evaluation of theories: description, analysis, critique, testing, and support -- On nursing clients -- On interactions -- On human being-environment interactions -- On nursing therapeutics -- The discipline of nursing: a perspective, a domain, and definitions -- Our syntax: an epistemological analysis -- Development and progress: theories and challenges -- Historical writings in theory -- Historical and current theory bibliography.
Subject Nursing -- Philosophy.
Nursing Theory.
ISBN 0781736730 (alk. paper)
Standard No. NLM 101272732
IG# 0781736730
YDXCP 2071444
NLGGC 293334706
NZ1 10923267
AU@ 000040140049

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