For nursing theory courses and integrative senior-year courses focusing on concept or theory development or synthesis.
Focusing on the needs of beginning students of theory development, this text explicates strategies for theory construction. It provides readers with a resource on theory development written from a nursing point of view. The book covers the history of nursing theory development, specific strategies, theory testing, and frontiers of nursing theory and knowledge development.
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The new edition of this popular text features nursing theory development within the larger nursing context. Chapters discuss concept, statement, and theory development with recently published examples of theory strategies, emphasizing concept analytical work. Introductory chapters clarify the relevance of theory to nursing practice, while concluding chapters contain a greater emphasis on how theories can be tested for validity and utility in practice.Features
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0131191268
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110131191268