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Middle Range Theory for Nursing.

By: Smith, Mary Jane.
Contributor(s): Liehr, Patricia R.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Springer Publishing Company, 2013Edition: 3rd ed.Description: 1 online resource (479 p.).ISBN: 9780826195524; 0826195520.Subject(s): Information science | Nursing -- Philosophy | Nursing models | Nursing Research | Nursing TheoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: No titleDDC classification: 610.73 | 610.7301 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contnets -- Section One: Setting the Stage for Middle Range Theories -- Chapter 1: Disciplinary Perspectives Linked to Middle Range Theory -- Chapter 2: Understanding Middle Range Theory by Moving Up and Down the Ladder of Abstraction -- Chapter 3: Evaluation of Middle Range Theories for the Discipline of Nursing -- Section Two: Middle Range Theories Ready for Application -- Chapter 4: Theories of Uncertainty in Illness -- Chapter 5: Theory of Meaning -- Chapter 6: Theory of Self-Transcendence -- Chapter 7: Theory of Symptom Management -- Chapter 8: The Theory of Unpleasant Symptoms -- Chapter 9: Theory of Self-Efficacy -- Chapter 10: Story Theory -- Chapter 11: Theory of Transitions -- Chapter 12: Theory of Self-Reliance -- Chapter 13: Theory of Cultural Marginality -- Chapter 14: Theory of Caregiving Dynamics -- Chapter 15: Theory of Moral Reckoning --Section Three: Concept Building for Research—Through the Lens of Middle Range Theory -- Chapter 16: Concept Building for Research -- Chapter 17: Yearning for Sleep While Enduring Distress: A Concept for Nursing Research -- Chapter 18: Reconceptualizing Normal -- Chapter 19: Yearning to Be Recognized: From Concept Building to Proposal Development to Data Gathering and Analysis -- Chapter 20: Catastrophic Cultural Immersion: From Concept Building to Proposal Development to Data Gathering and Analysis -- References -- Appendis: Middle Range Theories: 1988-2012 -- Index.
Summary: Praise for the Second Edition: "Smith and Liehr's exposition on nursing theory enhances nursing science and clinical practice with 12 middle range nursing theories. The discussion format of each chapter helps the reader understand the theories and the comparisons among them. This user-friendly reference is a must-have for students as well as academic and clinical nurse scholars." --AJN Book of the Year Award review Middle range theory has become a vital staple of nursing education and application to research. These theories, which lie between the working hypotheses derived from day-to-day research and the larger, systemic efforts to develop unified theories, cover the scientific underpinnings that guide nursing practice and research. This third edition of a two-time AJN Book of the Year Award contains three new theories that include cultural self-reliance, caring, and unitary appreciative inquiry. It revises and updates all other content, and provides ladders of abstraction for each theory to guide students in their appropriate use. This highly accessible book integrates nursing theory with well-defined practice areas, identifies purpose and basic concepts, foundational literature, relationships among concepts, and use in practice. Chapters are organized by central theories, each of which is covered in depth. Comprehensive bibliographies at the end of each chapter facilitate more in-depth research. The book remains an essential text for theory and research courses in master's and doctoral nursing programs.New to the Third Edition: Presents three new theories that include cultural self-reliance, caring, and unitary appreciative inquiry; Deletes two theories no longer in use-community empowerment and family stress/adaptation; Updates and revises all other content from the second edition; Guides students in appropriate use of theory per level of complexity
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Contnets -- Section One: Setting the Stage for Middle Range Theories -- Chapter 1: Disciplinary Perspectives Linked to Middle Range Theory -- Chapter 2: Understanding Middle Range Theory by Moving Up and Down the Ladder of Abstraction -- Chapter 3: Evaluation of Middle Range Theories for the Discipline of Nursing -- Section Two: Middle Range Theories Ready for Application -- Chapter 4: Theories of Uncertainty in Illness -- Chapter 5: Theory of Meaning -- Chapter 6: Theory of Self-Transcendence -- Chapter 7: Theory of Symptom Management -- Chapter 8: The Theory of Unpleasant Symptoms -- Chapter 9: Theory of Self-Efficacy -- Chapter 10: Story Theory -- Chapter 11: Theory of Transitions -- Chapter 12: Theory of Self-Reliance -- Chapter 13: Theory of Cultural Marginality -- Chapter 14: Theory of Caregiving Dynamics -- Chapter 15: Theory of Moral Reckoning --Section Three: Concept Building for Research—Through the Lens of Middle Range Theory -- Chapter 16: Concept Building for Research -- Chapter 17: Yearning for Sleep While Enduring Distress: A Concept for Nursing Research -- Chapter 18: Reconceptualizing Normal -- Chapter 19: Yearning to Be Recognized: From Concept Building to Proposal Development to Data Gathering and Analysis -- Chapter 20: Catastrophic Cultural Immersion: From Concept Building to Proposal Development to Data Gathering and Analysis -- References -- Appendis: Middle Range Theories: 1988-2012 -- Index.

Praise for the Second Edition: "Smith and Liehr's exposition on nursing theory enhances nursing science and clinical practice with 12 middle range nursing theories. The discussion format of each chapter helps the reader understand the theories and the comparisons among them. This user-friendly reference is a must-have for students as well as academic and clinical nurse scholars." --AJN Book of the Year Award review Middle range theory has become a vital staple of nursing education and application to research. These theories, which lie between the working hypotheses derived from day-to-day research and the larger, systemic efforts to develop unified theories, cover the scientific underpinnings that guide nursing practice and research. This third edition of a two-time AJN Book of the Year Award contains three new theories that include cultural self-reliance, caring, and unitary appreciative inquiry. It revises and updates all other content, and provides ladders of abstraction for each theory to guide students in their appropriate use. This highly accessible book integrates nursing theory with well-defined practice areas, identifies purpose and basic concepts, foundational literature, relationships among concepts, and use in practice. Chapters are organized by central theories, each of which is covered in depth. Comprehensive bibliographies at the end of each chapter facilitate more in-depth research. The book remains an essential text for theory and research courses in master's and doctoral nursing programs.New to the Third Edition: Presents three new theories that include cultural self-reliance, caring, and unitary appreciative inquiry; Deletes two theories no longer in use-community empowerment and family stress/adaptation; Updates and revises all other content from the second edition; Guides students in appropriate use of theory per level of complexity

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