The Essential Concepts of Nursing: A Critical Review

The Essential Concepts of Nursing: A Critical Review


Edited by John R. Cutcliffe, Edited by Hugh McKenna

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  • Format: Paperback | 388 pages
  • Dimensions: 190mm x 244mm x 22mm | 762g
  • Publication date: 26 October 2005
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0443073724
  • ISBN 13: 9780443073724
  • Edition: 1
  • Illustrations note: 20 ills.
  • Sales rank: 750,912

Product description

For the first time, leading authorities come together to offer their expertise as they present the building blocks and concepts of nursing theory.

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Review quote

"This is a key aid to the student and a resource for the practicing nurse. It is a reminder of the difference that nurses make." Gerry O'Dwyer; Nursing Standard; Vol.20

Table of contents

Foreword, Professor Peggy Chinn Foreword, Professor Afaf Melis Preface Contributing Authors Chapter One: An Introduction to Concepts and their Analyses, Hugh McKenna & John Cutcliffe Chapter Two: A Concept Analysis of Abuse, Judee Onyskiw Chapter Three: A Concept Analysis of Caring, Tanya McCance Chapter Four: A Concept Analysis of Comfort, Linda Lowe and John Cutcliffe Chapter Five: A Concept Analysis of Coping, Catherine Black Chapter Six: A Concept Analysis of Dignity, Jerome Marley Chapter Seven: The Concept of Empathy, Bill Reynolds Chapter Eight: A Critical Examination of the Concept of Empowerment, Jim Dooher & Richard Byrt Chapter Nine: A Concept Analysis of Facilitation, Carole McIlrath Chapter Ten: Delineating the Concept of Fatigue using a Pragmatic Utility Approach, Karin Olson & Janice Morse Chapter Eleven: Grief - an Analysis of the Concept as it Relates to Bereavement, Kate Sullivan Chapter Twelve: Diversity or Divisiveness? A Critical Analysis of Hope, Cheryl Nekoliachuk Chapter Thirteen: Taking Humour Seriously - an Analysis of the Concept of 'Humour,' Kristiina Hyrkas Chapter Fourteen: An Analysis of Loneliness as a Concept of Importance for Dying Persons, Bob Brown Chapter Fifteen: A concept analysis of shame, Mary Hasse & Lanny Magnassun Chapter Sixteen: Towards a Praxis of Suffering, Janice Morse Chapter Seventeen: A Concept Analysis of Nursing Support, Dianne Ellis, Sue Jackson & Chris Stevenson Chapter Eighteen: A Concept Analysis of Therapeutic Touch, Jim Campbell Chapter Nineteen: A Concept Analysis of Therapeutic Relationships, Mary Chambers Chapter Twenty: Towards an Understanding of Trust, Wendy Austin Chapter Twenty One: A Concept Analysis of Vulnerability, Jude Spiers Chapter Twenty Two: The Evolution of Concept Analysis - Where do we go from Here?, John Cutcliffe and Hugh McKenna