Developing a Philosophy of Nursing
June F. Kikuchi, Helen Simmons
SAGE, 1994 - Medical - 126 pages
What is a philosophy of nursing? What is required for its development? How is it related to contemporary conceptualizations of nursing? Answers to these and other questions are pursued by leading nursing scholars in this important new book.
It will help the researcher gain a better grasp of what it will take to establish a sound philosophical basis for the development of nursing practice, education, research and administration.
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