Theoretical Nursing: Development And Progress by Afaf Ibraham MeleisTheoretical Nursing: Development And Progress by Afaf Ibraham Meleis

Theoretical Nursing: Development And Progress

byAfaf Ibraham Meleis

Hardcover | January 13, 2017

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Inspire your students to betheoretical thinkers, innovative advocates, and agents for change.
Focused on cultivating the next generation of scholars, this highly respected classic demystifies theory, charts strategies to use in developing and advancing theory, and provides tools and best practices in evaluating progress in the discipline. Based on the feedback of nursing students, this edition was updated to be more accessible without losing the necessary rigor to foster critical thinking. Meleis provides a developmental and historical review of theoretical nursing and helps readers develop analytic skills and integrate knowledge into a coherent whole. By embarking on the journey of nursing theory, practicing nurses will find ways to improve everyday practice, as well as develop theories that capture their expertise.

Highlights of the Sixth Edition
Key Topics
  • Paradigmsthat influenced nursing thought, such asfeminismandpost-colonialism
  • Nursing Theories,includingneed,interaction, andoutcometheories
  • Social and health care transitionsand their influence on advancing nursing knowledge
  • The most updatedglobal definitions of the discipline of nursingand thefuture of nursing
  • Critical discussions on howdifferent classifications of theoriesmay lead toproductive explorations and explanations of the process of clinical judgment and decision making
Key Features
  • New online journal articles and case studiesgive students an opportunity to apply theory to practice.
  • Chapter-ending Reflective Questionsexpand students' understanding of theory and its impact on nursing today.
  • Separate chapterscoveringMiddle Range TheoryandSituation-Specific Theory. This text is complemented by and frequently used withPeterson & Bredow'sMiddle Range Theories: Application to Nursing Research and Practice.
  • A new two-column designthat enhances readability.

Doody's Review Services gives this title a Weighted Numerical Score: 89 - 3 Stars!
"This is the most exemplary nursing theory title available and it is particularly useful because it is a treasure trove of classic and emerging theorists and their work. The breadth, comprehensiveness, and historical grounding make this a must-have title that is a relevant reference for emerging nursing theorists and researchers, faculty, graduate students, and policy makers." - Doody's Review Service
Title:Theoretical Nursing: Development And ProgressFormat:HardcoverDimensions:688 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:January 13, 2017Publisher:Wolters KluwerLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060000422

ISBN - 13:9780060000424

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