Strategies For Theory Construction In Nursing

Strategies For Theory Construction In Nursing

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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.show more

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  • Paperback | 227 pages
  • 152 x 224 x 10mm | 272.16g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 0131191268
  • 9780131191266
  • 1,993,772

Table of contents

I. OVERVIEW OF THEORY DEVELOPMENT IN NURSING. 1. Theory Development in Context. 2. Introduction to Elements, Approaches, and Strategies of Theory Development. II. CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT. 3. Concept Synthesis. 4. Concept Derivation. 5. Concept Analysis. III. STATEMENT DEVELOPMENT. 6. Statement Synthesis. 7. Statement Derivation. 8. Statement Analysis. IV. THEORY DEVELOPMENT. 9. Theory Synthesis. 10. Theory Derivation. 11. Theory Analysis. V. PERSPECTIVES ON NURSING THEORY. 12. Concept, Statement, and Theory Testing. 13. Frontiers of Nursing Theory and Knowledge Development. Index.show more

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