Contemporary Nursing Knowledge: Analysis and Evaluation of by Jacqueline Fawcett PhD FAAN, Susan DeSanto-Madeya RN DNS

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By Jacqueline Fawcett PhD FAAN, Susan DeSanto-Madeya RN DNS

What is nursing? What do nurses do? How do you outline it?

The third variation of this AJN Book-of-the-Year Award-Winner is helping you resolution these questions with a different method of the clinical foundation of nursing wisdom. utilizing conceptual versions, grand theories, and middle-range theories as directions you'll know about the present nation and way forward for nurse educators, nurse researchers, nurse directors, and practising nurses.

A bonus CD-ROM in each publication positive aspects conceptual version- and theory-based perform purposes, perform instruments, study functions, and learn tools, in addition to an entire bibliography and lists of extra assets that will help you study.

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More specifically, each of these chapters explicitly identifies statements that are beliefs and values, that is, philosophical claims, and then identifies the concepts and propositions of the conceptual model, grand theory, or middle-range theory that clearly reflect—but do not duplicate—those philosophical claims. THE METAPARADIGM, PHILOSOPHIES, AND CONCEPTUAL MODELS Philosophies do not follow directly in line from the metaparadigm of the discipline, nor do they directly precede conceptual models (see Fig.

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