DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/a69359/pioneering_theorie) has announced the addition of the "Pioneering Theories in Nursing" report to their offering.
This book presents leading nursing theorists and their contribution to nursing theory and practice, including nurses from abroad who have influenced UK practice. The user friendly format presents information on each theorist including a summary of why the person is considered to be a nursing champion, key dates in the life of the champion and links with other nursing theorists.
This book will take the reader through the history of nursing and the men and women who have developed nursing as a profession. It will attempt to explain the theories and practice of nursing and provide food for thought for students and practitioners, encouraging reflective thinking. The book will place the theory into context and review current concepts in nursing. Each theorist will have details of their biography, summary of their writings, an explanation of their theories, demonstration of the use of their theory in practice and the influence they have had on the field.
Key Topics Covered:
Section One: How did we get here? The context for the development of the nursing profession Overview Chapter 1 Florence Nightingale by Austyn Snowden Chapter 2 Mary Seacole by Sue Royce Chapter 3 Isabel Robb by Catherine Rae Chapter 4 Faye Abdellah by Betty Scholes
Section Two: How do I do the job? Development of the knowledge and skills required in nursing Overview Chapter 5 Lydia Hall by Elaine Stevens Chapter 6 Barbara Carper by Maria Pollard Chapter 7 Josephine Paterson and Loretta Zderad by Anne Kay Chapter 8 Katherine Kolcaba by John Atkinson and Yvonne Christley Chapter 9 Ramona Mercer by Lesley Storrie Chapter 10 Patricia Benner by Mary Milligan
Section 3: How do I know what people need? Understanding the problem by reviewing the patients deficits and strengths Overview Chapter 11 Virginia Henderson by Brian Johnston Chapter 12 Madeleine Leininger by Yvonne Christley Chapter 13 Ernestine Wiedenbach by Linda Wylie Chapter 14 Dorothea Orem by Kenny Keegan Chapter 15 Myra Levine by Valerie Douglas Chapter 16 Nancy Roper, Winifred W Logan and Alison J Tierney by Lorraine Duers
Section 4: Grand theories: How does this all fit together? Overview Chapter 17 Callista Roy by Mandy Allison Chapter 18 Betty Neuman by Glenn Marland and Gerry McGhee Chapter 19 Martha Rogers by Stuart Milligan Chapter 20 Margaret Newman by Glenn Marland Chapter 21 Rosemarie Parse by Angela Kydd
Section 5: What do you want me to do to help? Working in partnership Overview Chapter 22 Ida Orlando by Boyd Thomson Chapter 23 Imogene King by Billy Mathers Chapter 24 Moyra Allen by Kathleen Duffy Chapter 25 Anne Casey by Raymond Duffy Chapter 26 Hildegard Peplau by Margaret M Brown Chapter 27 Philip Barker by Allan Donnell
Austyn Snowden, has worked as an RMN in England, Channel Islands, Saudi Arabia and Australia, mainly in care of the older adult. He has published several books and is currently lecturing undergraduate mental health nurses and post graduate nurse prescribers at University of Paisley.
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