||Introduction to nursing theory: its history and significance -- Nursing theorists of historical significance -- History of nursing science -- Theory development process -- The structure and analysis of specialized nursing knowledge -- Florence Nightingale: modern nursing -- Jean Watson: Watson's philosophy and theory of transpersonal caring -- Marilyn Anne Ray: theory of bureaucratic caring -- Patricia Benner: caring, clinical wisdom, and ethics in nursing practice -- Kari Martinsen: philosophy of caring -- Katie Eriksson: theory of caritative caring -- Myra Estrin Levine: the conservation model -- Martha E. Rogers: unitary human beings -- Dorothea E. Orem: self-care deficit theory of nursing -- Imogene M. King: conceptual system and middle-range theory of goal attainment -- Betty Neuman: systems model -- Sister Callista Roy: adaptation model -- Dorothy E. Johnson: behavioral system model -- Anne Boykin and Savina O. Schoenhofer: the theory of nursing as caring: a model for transforming practice -- Afaf Ibrahim Meleis: transitions theory -- Nola J. Pender: health promotion model -- Madeleine M. Leininger: theory of culture care diversity and universality -- Margaret A. Newman: health as expanding consciousness -- Rosemarie Rizzo Parse: humanbecoming -- Helen C. Erickson, Evelyn M. Tomlin, Mary Ann P. Swain: modeling and role-modeling -- Gladys L. Husted and James H. Husted: symphonological bioethical theory -- Ramona T. Mercer: maternal role attainment: becoming a mother -- Merle H. Mishel: uncertainty in illness theory -- Pamela G. Reed: self-transcendence theory -- Carolyn L. Wiener and Marilyn J. Dodd: theory of illness trajectory -- Georgene Gaskill Eakes, Mary Lermann Burke, Margaret A. Hainsworth: theory of chronic sorrow -- Phil Barker: the tidal model of mental health recovery -- Katharine Kolcaba: theory of comfort -- Cheryl Tatano Beck: postpartum depression theory -- Kristen M. Swanson: theory of caring -- Cornelia M. Ruland and Shirley M. Moore: peaceful end-of-life theory -- State of the art and science of nursing theory.
||"A classic text is back with fresh, comprehensive nursing theories, critiques, and philosophies. Nursing Theorists and Their Work, 9th Edition provides you with an in-depth look at 39 theorists of historical, international, and significant importance. This new edition has been updated with an improved writing style, added case studies, critical thinking activities, and in-depth objective critiques of nursing theories that help bridge the gap between theory and application. In addition, the six levels of abstraction (philosophy, conceptual models, grand theory, theory, middle-range theory, and future of nursing theory) are graphically depicted throughout the book to help you understand the context of the various theories." --Description from publisher.