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    DescriptionVital Notes for Nurses: Nursing Models, Theories and Practice provides a concise, accessible introduction to the development, application and evaluation of nursing theories and clearly outlines their relevance to everyday nursing practice. It encourages the reader to view theories from a broader conceptual base, enabling them to be more objective when it comes to clinical practice. Suitable for nursing students and newly qualified nurses, the authors explore the relationship between nursing theories and practice, specifically analysing their origins, development, selection and use. It discusses how nursing theories evolve, how they relate to nursing roles, how to select a nursing theory relevant to your practice, and how to evaluate theories critically. Key Features: * Clearly examines the relationship between nursing theory, clinical practice and nursing roles * Written in a clear, accessible style which assumes no prior knowledge * Useful to all nursing students on the common foundation programme as well as newly qualified nurses. * Each chapter includes features such as activities, case studies and learning objectives * In the Vital Notes for Nurses series


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    Title
    Nursing Models, Theories and Practice
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Hugh McKenna, By (author) John Cutliffe, By (author) Oliver Slevin
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 248
    Width: 168 mm
    Height: 240 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 422 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781405137027
    ISBN 10: 1405137029
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.6
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    Libri: I-PI
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T General Subject: 510
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26920
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    BIC subject category V2: MQC
    DC22: 610.73
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: MED058050, MED058190, MED058200
    B&T Approval Code: A69240000
    DC22: 610.7301
    LC subject heading: , , , ,
    LC classification: RT84.5 .M38 2008
    Thema V1.0: MQC, MQCA
    Illustrations note
    25
    Publisher
    John Wiley and Sons Ltd
    Imprint name
    Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
    Publication date
    02 June 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Chicester
    Author Information
    Hugh McKenna is Professor of Nursing and Dean of the Faculty of Life and Health Sciences at the University of Ulster. Oliver Slevin is Lecturer at the School of Nursing, University of Ulster.
    Back cover copy
    'Vital Notes for Nurses: Nursing Models, Theories and Practice' provides a concise, accessible introduction to the development, application and evaluation of nursing theories and clearly outlines their relevance to everyday nursing practice. It encourages the reader to view theories from a broader conceptual base, enabling them to be more objective when it comes to clinical practice. Suitable for nursing students and newly qualified nurses, the authors explore the relationship between nursing theories and practice, specifically analysing their origins, development, selection and use. It discusses how nursing theories evolve, how they relate to nursing roles, how to select a nursing theory relevant to your practice, and how to evaluate theories critically.
    Table of contents
    Introduction. Chapter 1: Introduction: the case for theory in nursing. Chapter 2: Theory from practice and practice from theory. Chapter 3: Knowing in nursing and nursing knowledge. Chapter 4: Nursing theories and nursing roles. Chapter 5: Nursing theories or nursing models. Chapter 6: Nursing theories and interpersonal relationships. Chapter 7: Choosing grand and mid range theories. Chapter 8: Research based theories and theory based research. Chapter 9: Evaluating the worth of nursing theories. References.