Nursing Theories: Conceptual and Philosophical Foundations

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Hesook Suzie Kim, Ingrid Kollak
Springer Publishing Company, 2006 - Medical - 309 pages
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"This book is written for advanced nursing students. The second edition of Nursing theories explores the conceptual and philosophical foundations of selected major nursing theories. The book is not a survey or evaluation of nursing theories, but is designed to assist students in understanding the core philosophical concepts behind nursing theories and how they can be applied to current nursing practice. New to this second edition: Essays warranted by developments in the science and research of nursing. Three chapters addressing: pragmatism, evidence-based nursing, biography. Newly authored chapters on systems and transcultural thoughts reflecting current thinking and new directions. Completely rewritten chapters on interaction and self-care to incorporate current debates"--Provided by the publisher.
  

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Contents

Contributors
ABOUT THE TRANSLATORS
Preface
BACKGROUND TO THE FIRST EDITION
CHAPTER 1
THEMES AS THE BASES FOR THEORETICAL UNDERSTANDING
A FRAMEWORK FOR THEORETICAL UNDERSTANDING
REFERENCES
HUMANISM OF TODAY
CARING AS THE PHILOSOPHICAL FOCUS
WATSONS THEORY OF HUMAN CARING
HUMANISM AND CARING IN NURSINGAN EXPOSITION
REFERENCES
CHAPTER 11
MAJOR TENETS OF PRAGMATISM
PRAGMATISTS LENS FOR TRUTH AND REALITY

CHAPTER 2
CONCEPTUALIZATIONS OF HUMAN NEEDS
ARE NEEDS OBJECTIVE AND UNIVERSAL?
IS THERE A HIERARCHY OF NEEDS?
Maslow
HUMAN NEEDS THEORIES IN NURSING
CURRENT CONTEXTUAL FEATURES
REFERENCES
CHAPTER 3
POPULATIONS ADAPTING
ADAPTATION AND THE EVOLUTION OF SOCIETIES
ADAPTATION AT THE INDIVIDUAL LEVEL
ADAPTATION AND THEORY DEVELOPMENT IN NURSING
REFERENCES
CHAPTER 4
THE NOTION OF SOCIALLY USEFUL SELFCARE
SELFCARE AND ORGANIZATION
THE NOTION OF THE PROPER ORGANIZATION OF SELFCARE
SELFCARE AND THE INDIVIDUAL
THE NOTION OF THE RIGHT KIND OF CARE FOR THE SELF
A TENTATIVE SUMMING UP OF THE DISCUSSION ON SELFCARE
NOTE
CHAPTER 5
INTERACTION AND NURSING THEORY
INTERACTION AND HUMAN COMMUNICATION
INTERACTIONA NURSING SCIENCE PERSPECTIVE
REFERENCES
CHAPTER 6
THE WORD NEED AND NEED CLAIMS
THE CONCEPT OF NEED IN NURSING
SOCIAL AGENTS OF NEED
ALTERNATIVE FUTURES FOR NURSING DISCOURSE ON NEED
CONCLUSIONS
REFERENCES
CHAPTER 7
HOLISMDEFINITIONS PHILOSOPHICAL ORIENTATIONS AND VARIETIES
ROGERS SCIENCE OF UNITARY HUMAN BEINGS
CONCLUSIONS
REFERENCES
CHAPTER 8
PARADIGM SHIFT IN SOCIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS THEORY
The Second Paradigm of Systems TheoryThe SystemEnvironment Distinction
The Third Paradigm of Systems TheoryThe IdentityDifference Distinction
THE PARTWHOLE DISTINCTION AS THE STARTING POINT OF SYSTEMSBASED NURSING THEORIES
SYSTEMS THEORY AS THE THEORY OF SELFREFERENTIAL SYSTEMS
PERSPECTIVES AND QUESTIONS OF A THEORY OF SELFREFERENTIAL SYSTEMS IN NURSING
REFERENCES
CHAPTER 9
PHENOMENOLOGY AND EXISTENTIALISM
EXISTENTIAL PHENOMENOLOGY
PARSES THE HUMAN BECOMING THEORY
PHENOMENOLOGY IN NURSING RESEARCH
CONCLUSIONS
REFERENCES
CHAPTER 10
HUMANISMTRACING THE DEVELOPMENT
HUMANISM REFLECTED IN PSYCHOLOGY AND SOCIOLOGY
PRAGMATISTS LENS FOR EPISTEMOLOGY AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE
CONCEPTIONS OF HUMAN CONDUCT AND EVERYDAY PRACTICE
PRAGMATISM IN THE NURSING CONTEXT
REFERENCES
CHAPTER 12
BIOGRAPHICAL WORK TODAYWHY AND FOR WHOM?
The Psychological Perspective
The Nursing Science Perspective
BIOGRAPHICAL WORK IN HUMAN SCIENCE RESEARCH
Poetry Therapy
Reminiscence Training
Witness to Healing
Examples of Biographical Work in Nursing
LifeEvent Scale
Mind Map SchulteSteinicke
WHERE CAN WE GO?
REFERENCES
CHAPTER 13
WHAT DOES EVIDENCEBASED NURSING MEAN?
SIGNIFICANCE AND POTENTIAL OF EVIDENCEBASED NURSING FOR NURSING PRACTICE AND NURSING SCIENCE
LIMITATIONS AND THE PROBLEMS OF EVIDENCEBASED NURSING
WHAT FORM OF NURSING SCIENCE AND RESEARCH DOES EVIDENCEBASED NURSING PRACTICE NEED?
POSSIBILITIES OF PUTTING EVIDENCEBASED NURSING INTO PRACTICE
NOTES
CHAPTER 14
CULTURESPECIFIC APPROACHES
THE UNIVERSALIST APPROACH
PRINCIPLES OF TRANSCULTURAL NURSING
THEORETICAL IDEAS FOR TRANSCULTURALITY IN NURSING
REFERENCES
CHAPTER 15
THE INVENTION OF A NEW OPPOSITION TYPE
THE BIRTH OF THE HOSPITALFOUCAULTIAN CRITIQUE
FROM CONTROL TO SELFCONTROL
ILLNESS AS RISKTHE CURRENT ANXIETY
NURSING CONCEPTUALIZATIONS OF HEALTH AND ILLNESS
NOTES
REFERENCES
CHAPTER 16
NOTE
APPENDIX A
HENDERSON VIRGINIA
LEININGER MADELEINE
NEUMAN BETTY
OREM DOROTHEA E
ORLANDO IDA JEAN
PARSE ROSEMARY RIZZO
ROGERS MARTHA E
ROY CALLISTA
WATSON JEAN
APPENDIX B
Index
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Hesook Suzie Kim, PhD, RN, has been professor of nursing at the University of Rhode Island since 1979 and Professor II at the Institute of Nursing Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo in Norway from 1992 to 2003. She is professor emerita of nursing at the University of Rhode Island, from which she retired in 2004, and currently holds the professorship at Buskerud University College in Norway. Dr. Kim had taught at the University of Rhode Island since 1973 and was dean of the College of Nursing there from 1983 to 1988. Her PhD is in sociology from Brown University, and her nursing degrees (BS and MS) are from Indiana University. she has published extensively in the area of nursing epistemology, theory development in nursing, the nature of nursing practice, and collaborative decision-making in nursing practice as well as in various areas of clinical nursing research. Most notably, Dr. Kim is the author of a seminal book on the metaparadigm of nursing originally published in 1983, entitled "The Nature of Theoretical Thinking in Nursing, "the second edition of which was published in 2000.

Ingrid Kollak holds a doctorate in literature and is a registered nurse. Currently she is Professor, Alice-Salomon University of Applied Sciences (ASFH), in Berlin, and since 1995, has acted as chair Division of Health and Nursing Management there, with previous teaching in the Bachelors and Master programs. She is well noted in the US for her work in the conceptual bases for nursing theories and in the EU for her work on intercultural perspectives at play in health care. She is editor of three books in the field of nursing, and is the author of Springer Publishing's title "Yoga for Nurses"Dr. Kollak authors a monthly yoga column in the German journal Health Professions.

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