Strategies for Theory Construction in Nursing 6th Edition
Strategies for Theory Construction in Nursing Sixth Edition:
For courses in nursing theory.
The clearest, most useful introduction to theory development methods
Strategies for Theory Construction in Nursing provides a straightforward, logically organized resource on theory development, from a nursing perspective. It places theory development in the context of both a rich history tracing back to the mid-¿20th century and of contemporary and emerging issues. Present¿-day coverage includes population- and domain-specific theories addressing the needs of diverse clients. Reflecting vast changes in nursing practice, the 7th edition covers advances both in theory development and in strategies for concept, statement, and theory development. It also builds further connections between nursing theory and evidence-based practice.
∗ Print ISBN: 0134803523, 978-0134803524, 9780134803524
∗ eText ISBN: 013480354X, 978-0134803548, 9780134803548
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PART 1: OVERVIEW OF THEORY AND THEORY DEVELOPMENT
1. Theory in Nursing: Where Have We Been? Where Are We Going?
2. Using Knowledge Development and Theory to Inform Practice
3. Approaches to Theory Development
PART 2: DERIVATION STRATEGIES
4. Concept Derivation
5. Statement Derivation
6. Theory Derivation
PART 3: SYNTHESIS STRATEGIES
7. Concept Synthesis
8. Statement Synthesis
9. Theory Synthesis
PART 4: ANALYSIS STRATEGIES
10. Concept Analysis
11. Statement Analysis
12. Theory Analysis
PART 5: PERSPECTIVES ON THEORY AND ITS CREDIBILITY
13. Assessing the Credibility and Scope of Nursing Knowledge Development: Concepts, Statements, and Theories