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Nurse Theorists & Nursing Theories

This guide is a resource on finding materials on prominent nurse theorists and nursing theories

Traces the origins of nursing theories through their founders. Unlike other nursing theory texts, this book provides the personal story on some of the greatest nursing leaders, clinicians and theorists to date so the reader can understand the context within which the nursing pioneer developed their theory. It will attempt to explain the theories and practice of nursing and provide food for thought for students and practitioners, encouraging reflective thinking.

RT 84.5 .N8795 2006

RT 84.5 .N9 2002

Keywords and Search Terms

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  • nursing models and theory:
    • Duffy's Quality Caring in Nursing
    • Watson's Theory of Caring
    • King's Theory of Goal Attainment
    • Relationship-Based Care
  • nursing ethics
  • medical ethics
  • bioethics
  • nursing process
  • autonomy
  • dignity
  • integrity
  • empathy and compassion
  • decision-making
  • human caring
  • nurse-patient relationship
  • patient-centered care
  • nursing values
  • professional ethics
  • evidence-based nursing
  • caring science
  • holistic care
  • nursing practice