nursing theory


Summary: Concepts, definitions, and propositions applied to the study of various phenomena which pertain to nursing and nursing research.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Phenomenology as rhetoric
    John Paley
    Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Stirling, Stirling, UK
    Nurs Inq 12:106-16. 2005
  2. ncbi Time to think: temporal considerations in nursing practice and research
    A R Jones
    School of Health Science, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, UK
    J Adv Nurs 33:150-8. 2001
  3. ncbi Nursing theory as a guide to practice
    William K Cody
    University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA
    Nurs Sci Q 16:225-31. 2003
  4. ncbi Nursing students' perceptions of nursing as a subject and a function
    Vigdis Granum
    Faculty of Nursing, Oslo University College, Norway
    J Nurs Educ 43:297-304. 2004
  5. ncbi Creating a profile of a nurse effective in caring
    Georgia J Persky
    New York Presbyterian Hospital Columbia University Medical Center, New York, USA
    Nurs Adm Q 32:15-20. 2008
  6. ncbi Implementing the virtual world of Second Life into community nursing theory and clinical courses
    Bonnie Schmidt
    University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI 54904 8480, USA
    Nurse Educ 35:74-8. 2010
  7. ncbi Phenomenology: to wonder and search for meanings
    Susan Kleiman
    Lehman College, City University of New York, USA
    Nurse Res 11:7-19. 2004
  8. ncbi Depression: a psychiatric nursing theory of connectivity
    M Feely
    Department of Health and Children, Nursing Policy Division, Hawkins House, Dublin 2, Ireland
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 16:725-37. 2009
  9. ncbi Using the teach-back and Orem's Self-care Deficit Nursing theory to increase childhood immunization communication among low-income mothers
    Feleta L Wilson
    College of Nursing, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Issues Compr Pediatr Nurs 31:7-22. 2008
  10. ncbi Community resiliency: the potential for community health nursing theory development
    J C Kulig
    School of Health Sciences, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Canada
    Public Health Nurs 17:374-85. 2000

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  1. ncbi Phenomenology as rhetoric
    John Paley
    Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Stirling, Stirling, UK
    Nurs Inq 12:106-16. 2005
    ..But they are saddled with a philosophy that is disabling, because it says they can only talk about perceptions, and meanings, and uniqueness...
  2. ncbi Time to think: temporal considerations in nursing practice and research
    A R Jones
    School of Health Science, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, UK
    J Adv Nurs 33:150-8. 2001
    ..To explore how nursing time may be better conceptualized through exploring non-nursing literature and the use of theory derivation...
  3. ncbi Nursing theory as a guide to practice
    William K Cody
    University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA
    Nurs Sci Q 16:225-31. 2003
  4. ncbi Nursing students' perceptions of nursing as a subject and a function
    Vigdis Granum
    Faculty of Nursing, Oslo University College, Norway
    J Nurs Educ 43:297-304. 2004
    ..The students' perceptions of the content of the subject of nursing related only in part to professional functions, both at the beginning and end of their nursing education...
  5. ncbi Creating a profile of a nurse effective in caring
    Georgia J Persky
    New York Presbyterian Hospital Columbia University Medical Center, New York, USA
    Nurs Adm Q 32:15-20. 2008
    ..Creating a profile of the characteristics of a "Caritas nurse" has implications for integrating caring and love into patient care, and measuring the impact of caring on patient and operational outcomes...
  6. ncbi Implementing the virtual world of Second Life into community nursing theory and clinical courses
    Bonnie Schmidt
    University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI 54904 8480, USA
    Nurse Educ 35:74-8. 2010
    ..The authors describe how Second Life was integrated into a community nursing course...
  7. ncbi Phenomenology: to wonder and search for meanings
    Susan Kleiman
    Lehman College, City University of New York, USA
    Nurse Res 11:7-19. 2004
  8. ncbi Depression: a psychiatric nursing theory of connectivity
    M Feely
    Department of Health and Children, Nursing Policy Division, Hawkins House, Dublin 2, Ireland
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 16:725-37. 2009
    ..Subsequently, a theory, 'Depression: a psychiatric nursing theory of connectivity', surfaced from the overall findings...
  9. ncbi Using the teach-back and Orem's Self-care Deficit Nursing theory to increase childhood immunization communication among low-income mothers
    Feleta L Wilson
    College of Nursing, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Issues Compr Pediatr Nurs 31:7-22. 2008
    Guided by Orem's Self-care Deficit Nursing theory, the purpose of the pilot study was to assess the relationship between maternal health literacy and the mother's ability to comprehend and communicate information about childhood ..
  10. ncbi Community resiliency: the potential for community health nursing theory development
    J C Kulig
    School of Health Sciences, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Canada
    Public Health Nurs 17:374-85. 2000
    ..The relevance for community health nursing theory is included with recommendations for future research and subsequent theory development.
  11. ncbi Nursing theory views on how to support the process of ageing
    Barbro Wadensten
    Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Section of Caring Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Adv Nurs 42:118-24. 2003
    ..Therefore, it is of interest to study whether it is possible to make use of nursing theories in care of older people, when the aim is to support them in the process of ageing...
  12. ncbi Testing and verifying nursing theory by confirmatory factor analysis
    Maria Kääriäinen
    Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Finland
    J Adv Nurs 67:1163-72. 2011
    This paper presents a discussion of the use of confirmatory factor analysis to test nursing theory.
  13. ncbi Social capital, rural nursing and rural nursing theory
    William Lauder
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
    Nurs Inq 13:73-9. 2006
    ..For a concept such as social capital to be useful in nursing research, it must have distinct attributes, delineated boundaries, and well-described preconditions and outcomes in multiple contexts...
  14. ncbi Transcultural nursing theory from a critical cultural perspective
    Diana L Gustafson
    Faculty of Medicine, Division of Community Health, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland and Lebrador, Canada
    ANS Adv Nurs Sci 28:2-16. 2005
    This critical cultural discourse analysis explores the internal logic of Transcultural Nursing Theory and interrogates the underlying assumptions, goals, and strategies of this approach to race and other human and social differences...
  15. ncbi A theoretical approach to documentation of care
    Oili Karkkainen
    Development Manager, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa, Helsinki, Finland
    Nurs Sci Q 17:268-72. 2004
    ..It also allows the patient's views and experiences to be revealed in the documents related to nursing care...
  16. ncbi Concept development of nursing information: a study of nurses working in critical care
    William Scott Erdley
    School of Nursing, University of Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Comput Inform Nurs 23:93-9. 2005
    ..The utility of the definition of nursing information and its impact on nursing practice, information technology, and theory development is discussed...
  17. ncbi Researching emotion: the need for coherence between focus, theory and methodology
    Jan Savage
    Royal College of Nursing, Room 304, 20 Cavendish Square, London W1G 0RN, UK
    Nurs Inq 11:25-34. 2004
    ..The paper argues that these sorts of problems may be avoided or reduced by ensuring coherence between the research focus, the way emotion is theorised, and the methodological approach of the study...
  18. ncbi Recording the content of the caring process
    Oili Karkkainen
    Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa, Helsinki, Finland
    J Nurs Manag 13:202-8. 2005
    ..According to the results nurses need strong support from their managers in order to successfully be able to implement a theoretical basis of documentation of care...
  19. ncbi Dementia, personhood, and nursing: learning from a nursing situation
    Theris A Touhy
    Undergraduate Program, Christine E Lynn College of Nursing, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida, USA
    Nurs Sci Q 17:43-9. 2004
  20. ncbi Caring as an imperative for nursing education
    Patricia R Cook
    School of Nursing, University of South Carolina, Aiken, USA
    Nurs Educ Perspect 24:192-7. 2003
    ..It includes an overview of the steps used for integrating caring in individual clinical courses and emphasizes teaching/learning and assessment strategies used in the educational process...
  21. ncbi The language of 'experience' in nursing research
    David Allen
    School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    Nurs Inq 12:98-105. 2005
    ..We argue that a poststructuralist understanding of the language of experience in research opens up additional ways to analyze the relationship between the conduct of nursing research and cultural/political commitments...
  22. ncbi Nursing practice as bricoleur activity: a concept explored
    Mary Gobbi
    University of Southampton School of Nursing and Midwifery, Southampton, UK
    Nurs Inq 12:117-25. 2005
    ..The paper itself is written from the perspective of a bricoleur who uses 'bits and pieces' from the domains of nursing, philosophy, psychology, education, sociology and anthropology...
  23. ncbi Toward compassionate action: pragmatism and the inseparability of theory/practice
    Gweneth Hartrick Doane
    School of Nursing, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada E mail
    ANS Adv Nurs Sci 28:81-90. 2005
    ..We demonstrate the utility of pragmatism to nursing by describing how we have explicitly approached theory development as a practical (and practice) activity of inquiry to attend to experiences of culture and diversity in family nursing...
  24. ncbi Beyond person-centred care: a new vision for gerontological nursing
    Mike R Nolan
    Department of Community, Ageing, Rehabilitation, Education and Research CARER, School of Nursing and Midwifery, The University of Sheffield, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, UK
    J Clin Nurs 13:45-53. 2004
    ..A framework describing the potential dimensions of relationship-centred care is provided, and implications for further development are considered...
  25. ncbi Cultural caring in nursing practice: a meta-synthesis of qualitative research
    Maren J Coffman
    University of North Carolina Charlotte School of Nursing, USA
    J Cult Divers 11:100-9. 2004
    ..The themes include: (a) connecting with the client, (b) cultural discovery, (c) the patient in context, (d) in their world, not mine, (e) road blocks, and (f) the cultural lens...
  26. ncbi Structuring the documentation of nursing care on the basis of a theoretical process model
    Oili Karkkainen
    Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Caring Sci 18:229-36. 2004
    ..In the next phase of the study the classification is piloted in a clinical context. The purpose is to obtain knowledge of whether the suggested classification describes what, according to the theory, it should describe...
  27. ncbi The sonata form of musical composition as a framework for thesis writing
    Maurice C Drake
    School of Health Science, UNITEC Insititute of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
    Contemp Nurse 16:252-8. 2004
    ..This is exemplified by reference to an example of nursing research which adopted the sonata-form of musical composition as the framework for presentation of the thesis...
  28. ncbi Statement on nursing: a personal perspective
    Tonna McCutcheon
    University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, IN, USA
    Gastroenterol Nurs 27:226-9. 2004
  29. ncbi Caring for older adults: practice guided by Watson's caring-healing model
    Laurie Bernick
    Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Nurs Sci Q 17:128-34. 2004
    ..Some of the key concepts discussed include intersubjectivity, transpersonal caring, spirituality, and caring moments. Watson's framework of caring-healing is shown to inform practice, education, and research...
  30. ncbi Interactionality: willfully extending the boundaries of participatory research in psychiatric-mental health nursing
    Victoria Soltis-Jarrett
    Division of Nursing, School of Health Sciences, Winston Salem State University, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    ANS Adv Nurs Sci 27:316-29. 2004
    ..This article focuses on the philosophical and conceptual assumptions of Interactionality, and introduces the notion of a double-voiced discourse as a means of communicating the analysis and findings of critical research...
  31. ncbi A caring and healing environment
    Jayne Felgen
    Nurs Adm Q 28:288-301. 2004
  32. ncbi Phenomenological nursing research: methodological insights derived from Heidegger's interpretive phenomenology
    Sandra Mackey
    PO Box 789, Albury 2640 NSW, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 42:179-86. 2005
    ..In this article the concepts underpinning Heidegger's interpretive phenomenological philosophy are examined and discussed in terms of the methodological insights they provide for the conduct of nursing phenomenological research...
  33. ncbi Re-reading nursing and re-writing practice: towards an empirically based reformulation of the nursing mandate
    Davina Allen
    Nursing, Health and Social Care Research Centre, School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Cardiff University, Eastgate House, 35 43 Newport Road, Cardiff CF24 0AB, Wales, UK
    Nurs Inq 11:271-83. 2004
  34. ncbi Applying thematic analysis theory to practice: a researcher's experience
    Anthony G Tuckett
    School of Nursing, The University of Queensland Ipswich, Queensland
    Contemp Nurse 19:75-87. 2005
    ..Additionally, analysis is examined by evidencing the systematic processes--here termed organising, coding, writing, theorising, and reading--that led the researcher to develop a final thematic schema...
  35. ncbi Culturally congruent care: putting the puzzle together
    Stephanie M Schim
    Wayne State University College of Nursing, Detroit, MI, USA
    J Transcult Nurs 18:103-10. 2007
    ..The 3-D puzzle model extends Leininger's work to include concrete articulations of constructs relevant to design and implementation of intervention strategies for teaching and measuring competency among nurses and other providers...
  36. ncbi Health visiting assessment processes under scrutiny: a case study of knowledge use during family health needs assessments
    Jane V Appleton
    School of Health and Social Care, Oxford Brookes University, Jack Straws Lane, Marston, Oxford OX3 0FL, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:682-96. 2008
    ..To date, there has been only limited empirical examination of the types of knowledge and ways of knowing which are likely to influence health visiting practice during family health needs assessments...
  37. ncbi The personal must be the political: how and why
    R McKenzie
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 14:223-5. 2007
  38. ncbi The 'little extra' that alleviates suffering
    Maria Arman
    Karolinska Institute, Section of Nursing, SE 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    Nurs Ethics 14:372-84; discussion 384-6. 2007
    ..The fact that 'little things' have the power to preserve dignity and make patients feel they are valued offers hope. Witnessing benevolent acts also paves the way for both patients and caregivers to increase their understanding of life...
  39. ncbi Verbal and social interactions in the nurse-patient relationship in forensic psychiatric nursing care: a model and its philosophical and theoretical foundation
    Mikael Rask
    Vaxjo University, Vaxjo, Sweden
    Nurs Inq 14:169-76. 2007
    ..The implications and possible uses of the model in the practical field of forensic psychiatric care are discussed...
  40. ncbi Holistic nursing as a specialty: holistic nursing - scope and standards of practice
    Carla Mariano
    Advanced Adult Holistic Nurse Practitioner Program, New York University, College of Nursing, 246 Greene Street, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Nurs Clin North Am 42:165-88, v. 2007
    ..Educational preparation for holistic nursing and settings in which holistic nurses practice are also explored...
  41. ncbi Research paradigms and methods for investigating holistic nursing concerns
    Mary Enzman Hagedorn
    Beth El College of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, 1250 Oak Hills Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80919, USA
    Nurs Clin North Am 42:335-53, viii. 2007
    ..Recommendations for future research agenda are presented...
  42. ncbi Passive patient or engaged expert? Using a Ptolemaic approach to enhance mental health nurse education and practice
    Tony Warne
    Salford Centre for Nursing, Midwifery and Collaborative Research, The University of Salford, Salford, Greater Manchester, UK
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 16:224-9. 2007
    ..The difficulties of adopting this approach point to a need for mental health nurses and nurse educationalists to take a more reflexive approach to their patient encounters and within their encounters with each other...
  43. ncbi Patients who present with dementia: exploring the knowledge of hospital nurses
    Victoria Fessey
    Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Care, Coventry University
    Nurs Older People 19:29-33. 2007
    ..The findings about nurses' knowledge and understanding of person-centred dementia care and gaps in this area are discussed, and implications for future education and training of nurses presented...
  44. ncbi Using a constructivist approach with online concept maps: relationship between theory and nursing education
    Simone C O Conceição
    University of Wisconsin Milwaukee School of Education, USA
    Nurs Educ Perspect 28:268-75. 2007
  45. ncbi Said another way: seeing the nursing profession from a different perspective: nurstry? Why not!
    Huey Ming Tzeng
    Division of Nursing Business and Health Systems, School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Nurs Forum 42:185-8. 2007
  46. ncbi Beyond caring
    Rita Meadows
    Troy University School of Nursing, Jackson Hospital, Montgomery, Alabama 36104, USA
    Nurs Adm Q 31:158-61. 2007
  47. ncbi Patient's self-determination in intensive care-from an action- and confirmation theoretical perspective. The intensive care nurse view
    Katarina E Meijers
    Intensive Care Unit, South Stockholm General Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 24:222-32. 2008
  48. ncbi A modified grounded theory study of how psychiatric nurses work with suicidal people
    John R Cutcliffe
    University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA
    Int J Nurs Stud 43:791-802. 2006
  49. ncbi Power and empowerment: critical concepts in the nurse-client relationship
    Abram Oudshoorn
    School of Nursing, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Contemp Nurse 20:57-66. 2005
    ..Nurses are challenge to develop a new way of seeing empowerment practice, and encouraged to focus on 'being with' clients, rather than 'doing to' them...
  50. ncbi Death as a transformation of wholeness: an "aha" experience of health as expanding consciousness
    Barbara L Zust
    Gustavus Adolphus College, St Peter, Minnesota, USA
    Nurs Sci Q 19:57-60. 2006
    ..The purpose of this article is to advance the critical importance of uncompromised and nonfragmented nursing care in partnership with the irreducible whole person...
  51. ncbi The sociology of intimacy in the nurse-patient relationship
    M Dowling
    Centre for Nursing Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway
    Nurs Stand 20:48-54. 2006
    ..The work of certain theorists is explored to provide a sociological explanation of intimate nurse-patient relationships and to highlight the complexities of nurses developing intimate relationships with patients in the workplace...
  52. ncbi Language and the experience of patients' values in nursing care: a theoretical exploration
    Kitt Austgard
    Lovisenberg diakonale høgskole, Lovisenberggt 15 B, 0456 Oslo, Norway
    Nurse Educ Today 27:139-44. 2007
  53. ncbi So what exactly is a nurse?
    L Clarke
    Faculty of Health, University of Brighton, Eastbourne, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 13:388-94. 2006
  54. ncbi Function and practice of public health nursing in Japan: a trial to develop the Japanese Purpose-Focused Public Health Nursing Model
    Kyoko Yoshioka-Maeda
    Disease Prevention Section, Suginami Public Health Center, Suginami City, Japan
    J Nurs Manag 14:483-9. 2006
    ..To clarify the significance of public health nurses' practice, we introduced the activities of Japanese public health nurses and tried to develop a model based on the purpose of their work...
  55. ncbi Intelligent nursing: accounting for knowledge as action in practice
    Mary E Purkis
    School of Nursing, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Nurs Philos 7:247-56. 2006
    ..This conceptualization is captured in an understanding of the intelligent creation of context by the nurse for nursing practice to be ethical and effective...
  56. ncbi Trusting patients, trusting nurses
    Derek Sellman
    University of the West of England, Faculty of Health and Social Care, Glenside Campus, Bristol, UK
    Nurs Philos 8:28-36. 2007
  57. ncbi Meta-synthesis of caring in nursing
    Deborah Finfgeld-Connett
    S321 Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65203, USA
    J Clin Nurs 17:196-204. 2008
    ..The aim of this investigation was to enhance the understanding of the concept of caring...
  58. ncbi Exploring a culture of caring
    Lisa C Carter
    Mayo Clinic, College of Medicine Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Nurs Adm Q 32:57-63. 2008
    ..This study explored the state of patient-centered nursing care on a medical unit as perceived by the nursing staff and patients, using Watson's Theory of Human Caring as a framework...
  59. ncbi To make a difference: nursing presence
    Karen L Melnechenko
    Timmins and District Hospital, Timmins, Ontario, Canada
    Nurs Forum 38:18-24. 2003
    ..Nursing presence in clinical practice...
  60. ncbi Reconceptualizing the nurse-patient relationship
    Bonnie M Hagerty
    2352 NIB, School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 35:145-50. 2003
    ..To review assumptions inherent in the nurse-patient relationship as historically described and practiced, and to propose an alternate framework for nurse-patient interaction that is congruent with current health care environments...
  61. ncbi Do performance appraisals of registered nurses reflect a relationship between hospital size and caring?
    Elizabeth M Carson
    Saint Anthony College of Nursing, Rockford, IL, USA
    Nurs Forum 39:5-13. 2004
    ..Patients and family members expect nurses to demonstrate caring during their contact with patients. If caring is so important, it should be measured on the performance appraisals of registered nurses...
  62. ncbi The whole story: towards an ethical research methodology
    Alex M Carson
    North East Wales Institute of Higher Education, Plas Coch, Wrexham, Wales
    Nurse Res 10:15-29. 2002
    ..Finally, they offer a philosophical and methodological argument for the use of narratives as an approach to research in which respect for people is central...
  63. ncbi The concept of protection: a dimensional analysis and critique of a theory of protection
    Jennifer E Shearer
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA
    ANS Adv Nurs Sci 25:65-78. 2002
    ..The article compares conceptual literature with research literature to identify inconsistencies in use...
  64. ncbi Suffering: toward a contextual praxis
    Jane M Georges
    Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science, University of San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    ANS Adv Nurs Sci 25:79-86. 2002
    ..Finally, the article proposes a new conceptualization of an alternative contextual praxis of suffering in which nurses' responses to suffering are situated in an emancipatory paradigm of authentic presence...
  65. ncbi Are phenomenology and postpositivism strange bedfellows?
    Frances E Racher
    School of Health Studies, Brandon University
    West J Nurs Res 25:464-81; discussion 482-91. 2003
  66. ncbi Caring. Core value, currency, and commodity ... is it time to get tough about "soft"?
    Jayne A Felgen
    Creative Health Care Management, 1701 E 79th St, Suite 1, Minneapolis, MN 55425, USA
    Nurs Adm Q 27:208-14. 2003
    ..Chief nursing officers share a unique opportunity and imperative to assure that caring stories, the essence of our work, routinely inform decisions made in the executive suite and boardroom...
  67. ncbi Preparing a new workforce
    Wendy Woodward
    Department of Nursing, Humboldt State University, 1 Harpst St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Nurs Adm Q 27:215-22. 2003
    ..By using nursing theory, students realize their potential while gaining all requisite skills and competencies of today's practicing ..
  68. ncbi Caritative leadership. Ministering to the patients
    Terese E Bondas
    Department of Caring Sciences, Abo Akademi University, Vasa, Finland
    Nurs Adm Q 27:249-53. 2003
    ..The connection between caring and administration is the suffering patient with implications for caring administration...
  69. ncbi Clinical sensitivity: the inseparability of ethical perceptiveness and clinical knowledge
    P Nortvedt
    University of Oslo, Blindern, Norway
    Sch Inq Nurs Pract 15:25-43; discussion 45-8. 2001
    ..The ability to be touched morally by the patient's condition, his or her vulnerability or vitality and positive experience is epistemologically and prognostically significant...
  70. ncbi Conceptual models used by nurses working in coronary care units--a discussion paper
    Fiona Timmins
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 24 D Olier Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 5:253-7. 2006
    ..The nature of knowledge needed for nursing practice. In Alligood MR, Marriner-Tomey A, editors. Nursing theory utilisation and application. London: Mosby, 2002, Tierney AJ...
  71. ncbi Cognitive therapy integrated with life review techniques: an eclectic treatment approach for affective symptoms in older adults
    William J Puentes
    Department of Nursing, Camden College of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Camden, New Jersey 08102, USA
    J Clin Nurs 13:84-9. 2004
    An important aspect of nursing theory development has been the adaptation of theory from other disciplines within the metaparadigm of nursing...
  72. ncbi Nursing diagnosis and nursing theory: exploration of factors inhibiting and supporting simultaneous use
    Noreen C Frisch
    Department of Nursing, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Nurs Diagn 13:53-61. 2002
    To explore the values and philosophies of nursing theories that inhibit the simultaneous use of nursing diagnosis and nursing theory.
  73. ncbi Clarification and integration of similar quality of life concepts
    B K Haas
    University of Texas at Tyler, School of Nursing 75799, USA
    Image J Nurs Sch 31:215-20. 1999
    ..The need to clarify concepts, develop nursing theory, and enhance communication is significant...
  74. ncbi Occupational health and school health: a natural alliance?
    Emma Croghan
    Division of Primary Care, Public Health and Occupational Health, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    J Adv Nurs 45:155-61. 2004
    ..Working together is a commonly-stated rhetoric of contemporary nursing theory, but often this is not applied in practice...
  75. ncbi Viewpoint: use of King's conceptual system, nursing informatics, and nursing classification systems for global communication
    Mary B Killeen
    Michigan State University College of Nursing, USA
    Int J Nurs Terminol Classif 18:51-7. 2007
    ..To propose a common nursing language for communication among members of the nursing community worldwide...
  76. ncbi Constructions of spirituality in contemporary nursing theory
    Neil Henery
    Social Work Department, Dundee City Council, 62 Dundee Street, Carnoustie, Angus DD7 7PF, Dundee, Scotland, UK
    J Adv Nurs 42:550-7. 2003
    ..As a remedy, the literature recommends addressing patients' spirituality. The typical analytical move is to distinguish spirituality from religion and consider it a part, dimension or property of the patient...
  77. ncbi What should other healthcare professions learn from nursing ethics
    Søren Holm
    Cardiff Law School, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Nurs Philos 7:165-74. 2006
    ..I then move to the question of whether the link between nursing ethics and nursing theory can be a model for other areas of healthcare ethics...
  78. ncbi Job satisfaction as self-care within a restrictive regulatory environment: Nevada's study
    Linda J Dunaway
    Orvis School of Nursing, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 21:557-64. 2009
    ..We viewed job satisfaction as reflective of professional self-care based on Herzberg's job satisfaction theory and Orem's self-care nursing theory.
  79. ncbi Interaction between caregivers and families expecting a malformed child
    Hanna Maijala
    University of Tampere, Finland
    J Adv Nurs 42:37-46. 2003
    ..Earlier research has shown that the care of families expecting a malformed child should be intensified and that the topic is understudied...
  80. ncbi The Ottawa Model of Research Use: a guide to clinical innovation in the NICU
    Debora L Hogan
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, and the University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Nurse Spec 18:255-61. 2004
    ..To improve performance of a neonatal transport team by implementing a research-based family assessment instrument. Objectives included providing a structure for evaluating families and fostering the healthcare relationship...
  81. ncbi Standards of holistic nursing practice as guidelines for quality undergraduate nursing curricula
    Noreen Cavan Frisch
    School of Nursing RT915, Cleveland State University, 2121 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114, USA
    J Prof Nurs 19:382-6. 2003
    ..shares major concepts with Essentials; however, it accentuates the concepts of nurse self-care, articulated nursing theory as a foundation for practice, managing the care environment to promote healing, and care of the environment as ..
  82. ncbi Nursing theory and clinical practice: how three nursing models can be incorporated into the care of patients with end stage kidney disease
    Janet Graham
    The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario
    CANNT J 16:28-31. 2006
    ..Although not often recognized by clinical nurses, the incorporation of nursing theory into the clinical care of patients with end stage kidney disease can enhance the overall care that is ..
  83. ncbi Agonizing care: care ethics, agonistic feminism and a political theory of care
    Kristin G Cloyes
    School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Nurs Inq 9:203-14. 2002
    Care' is central to nursing theory and practice, and has been described in a variety of ways. Intense conversations about care have been developing in other fields of study as well, from the social sciences to the humanities...
  84. ncbi Clarifying the concept of normalization
    J A Deatrick
    University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Philadelphia 19104 6096, USA
    Image J Nurs Sch 31:209-14. 1999
    ..Conceptualizing these efforts as normalization, researchers have identified cognitive and behavioral strategies used by parents to normalize family life...
  85. ncbi Family nursing education and family nursing practice in Nigeria
    Omolola Irinoye
    Department of Nursing Science, College of Health Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria
    J Fam Nurs 12:442-7. 2006
    A survey of six Nigerian nursing program curricula was conducted to determine the extent to which family nursing theory was used as a reference for conceptualizing nursing care in Nigeria...
  86. ncbi The rhizome and the tree: a response to Holmes and Gastaldo
    John S Drummond
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
    Nurs Philos 6:255-66. 2005
    ..These concepts were used to illuminate and critique certain aspects of contemporary nursing theory and educational practice...
  87. ncbi Nursing models and self-concept in patients with spinal cord injury--a comparison between UK and Taiwan
    Hsiao Yu Chen
    School of Nursing, Chungtai Institute of Health Sciences and Technology, Taiwan
    Int J Nurs Stud 42:255-72. 2005
    ..Roper, Logan and Tierney's Activities of Living Model, Roy's Adaptation Model and Orem's Self-care Deficit Nursing Theory. A nursing framework has been developed for rehabilitation nursing. Data were collected by questionnaire...
  88. ncbi Lyrical language and nursing discourse: can science be the tool of love?
    William K Cody
    University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 29922, USA
    Nurs Sci Q 15:98-106. 2002
    ..calls for greater attention to lyrical discourse in nursing science and outlines the potential benefits in nursing theory development, research, and practice...
  89. ncbi [Dialogue as a pressuposition in the humanistic nursing theory: relationship mother-nurse-newborn]
    Ingrid Martins Leite Lúcio
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Enfermagem, Universidade Federal do Ceara, CE, Brasil
    Rev Esc Enferm USP 42:173-80. 2008
    ..There was a distinct behavior in each experience, in spite of the common aspects, such as having been experienced with neonates and in the same institution...
  90. ncbi Infusing gerontological nursing content into advanced practice nursing education
    Eileen Kohlenberg
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402, USA
    Nurs Outlook 55:38-43. 2007
    ..present examples of content, strategies, and evaluation methods that demonstrate infusion of gerontology in a nursing theory course, research course, and healthcare law and policy course...
  91. ncbi A critical analysis of the potential contribution of Orem's (2001) self-care deficit nursing theory to contemporary coronary care nursing practice
    Fiona Timmins
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 24 D Olier Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 6:32-9. 2007
    ..Within coronary care units, conceptual model-based care has had inconsistent application and is currently challenged by contemporary approaches such as pathways of care...
  92. ncbi Caregivers' experiences of interaction with families expecting a fetally impaired child
    Hanna Maijala
    University of Tampere, Finland
    J Clin Nurs 13:376-85. 2004
    ..However, nursing research has focused little attention on the interaction between caregivers and families expecting a fetally impaired child...
  93. ncbi Reflection in preregistration nursing curricula
    Honor Nicholl
    School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
    J Adv Nurs 46:578-85. 2004
    ..Reflective practice has been advocated as a method for overcoming the divergence between nursing theory and practice, and as a means of articulating and developing knowledge embedded in practice...
  94. ncbi Concerns relating to the application of frameworks to promote person-centredness in nursing with older people
    Jan Dewing
    Milton Keynes PCT and General NHS Trust, Associate Fellow Practice Development Royal College of Nursing, London, UK
    J Clin Nurs 13:39-44. 2004
    ..It has grabbed the attention of many practising nurses in the UK in a way that humanistic nursing theory and the various associated nursing models from previous decades, seemed to have missed...
  95. ncbi Facilitated sensemaking: a feasibility study for the provision of a family support program in the intensive care unit
    Judy E Davidson
    Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Q 33:177-89. 2010
    ..of an intervention for support for families of mechanically ventilated adults, grounded in a new midrange nursing theory titled "Facilitated Sensemaking...
  96. ncbi New definition of mental retardation for the American Association of Mental Retardation
    D W Fredericks
    Orvis School of Nursing, University of Nevada, Reno 89557 0052, USA
    Image J Nurs Sch 30:53-6. 1998
    ..The new definition places greater emphasis on adaptive skills and environmental support needs...
  97. ncbi The place of nursing history in an undergraduate curriculum
    M E Lait
    Nursing, Nursing and Midwifery School, University of Glasgow, 68 Oakfield Avenue, Glasgow, G12 8LS, UK
    Nurse Educ Today 20:395-400. 2000
    ..There is also discussion as to the contribution nursing history has, or could, make to nursing theory and its development...
  98. ncbi Concept mapping: a nursing model for care planning
    Jana Taylor
    Linfield Good Samaritan School of Nursing, Linfield College, Portland, OR 97210 2932, USA
    J Nurs Educ 46:211-6. 2007
    ..It teaches critical thinking skills and nursing theory, develops competence with technology, and fosters effective interchange between faculty and students.
  99. ncbi Self-care agency and self-care practice of adolescents
    I L Slusher
    Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond 40475 3102, USA
    Issues Compr Pediatr Nurs 22:49-58. 1999
    ..The usefulness of Orem's Self-Care Deficit Nursing Theory (SCDNT) with adolescents also was evaluated...
  100. ncbi Meaning and normativity in nurse-patient interaction
    Halvor Nordby
    Faculty of Health and Social Work, University College of Lillehammer, Lillehammer, Norway
    Nurs Philos 8:16-27. 2007
    It is a fundamental assumption in nursing theory that it is important for nurses to understand how patients think about themselves and the contexts they are in...
  101. ncbi [Self-care--the contribution of nursing sciences to health care]
    Gerd Bekel
    Institut für Pflegediagnostik und Praxisforschung, Cloppenburg
    Z Arztl Fortbild Qualitatssich 99:623-7. 2005
    ..The principle of Self-Care Deficit Nursing Theory (S-CDNT), developed by the American nursing scientist D.E...

Research Grants39

  1. Caregiver-Assisted Tai Chi for Older Persons with Alzheimer's Disease
    Lan Yao; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Data obtained from this project will be used to refine the protocol and develop an application for a larger RCT to be submitted during the final year of the proposed three year award period. ..
  2. Symptom Management Faculty Scholars Program
    Christine A Miaskowski; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..colleagues in the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmacy, who are at the forefront in the development of nursing theory and science in the area of symptom management...
  3. Promoting Self-management Through Adherence among Heart Failure Patients
    Lufei Young; Fiscal Year: 2013, 2) it tests the mechanism of patient activation on self-management adherence;3) it uses the rural nursing theory to guide developing a sustainable intervention program in rural communities;and 4) it evaluates a biomarker ..
    Carolyn Strickland; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..and enhance her understanding of community-based prevention research and the cross-cultural translation of nursing theory. Activities to achieve this goal include taking courses, attending conferences/workshops, and implementing a ..
    MARY DENYES; Fiscal Year: 1992 the overall sample and in subgroups within the sample? Nursing action protocols were developed from Orem's nursing theory, gate control pain theory, pain management studies, and empirical data from current practice...
    Darlene Mood; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..The choice of variables and their predicted relationships are guided by a nursing theory-derived model of self-care...
    MARY SIANTZ; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..goal is to gain advanced skills in prevention research methodology and the cross- cultural translation of nursing theory to expand her research program to include preventive intervention trials with underserved Hispanic populations...
    SELINA MOHAMMED; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Study findings will contribute to the advancement of transcultural nursing theory development by providing population-specific illness meanings...
  9. Intervening to reach adolescents and affect health
    Linda Summers; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Attentively Embracing Story, a middle range nursing theory, guides the advanced practice nursing intervention...
  10. A Multiethnic Internet Study on Menopausal Symptoms
    Eun Ok Im; Fiscal Year: 2008
  11. Cancer Pain Management-Decision Support Computer Program
    Eun Ok Im; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. Family Impact on Child Adaptation to Parental BMT
    Mary Spath; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These variables will be measured at 3 timepoints over the acute phase of the parent's BMT. ..
  13. Integrating Qualitative & Quantitative Research Findings
    Margarete Sandelowski; Fiscal Year: 2009
  14. Feasibility of a Theory-Based Online Hip Fracture Resource Center for Caregivers
    Eun Shim Nahm; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  15. Spanish Translation and Validation of Sleep Measures
    Carol Baldwin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  16. Effects of a Hip Fracture Prevention Website for Seniors
    Eun Shim Nahm; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, a follow-up study will be conducted to ascertain effectiveness of the TSW for other older adults' health problems (i.e., hypertension) that can be prevented or managed in the community. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. Self Monitoring of Dietary and Fluid Intake Using a PDA
    Janet Welch; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Data from this study will be used in developing a large randomized controlled trial to evaluate the intervention's effectiveness. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  18. DyNADS: A Dynamic Network Analysis Decision Support Tool for Nurse Managers
    Joyce A Verran; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..3. Evaluate DyNADS'validity, scalability, and usefulness through a field test. 4. Evaluate the feasibility of implementing DyNADS or nursing units. ..
  19. Feasibility and Effects of Preventive Home Visits
    Malcolm Cutchin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The intervention could be made widely available, and it could prevent greater costs associated with acute and long-term care of the rapidly growing older adult population. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  20. A Lifestyle Change Program to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes
    Robin Whittemore; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..3. To explore the reach, adoption, implementation, and maintenance of a lifestyle change program delivered by NPs in primary care settings. ..
  21. Negotiating African American Adolescent Fatherhood
    Constance Dallas; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  22. The Caring~web: Web-based Support for Stroke Caregivers
    Linda Pierce; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Study outcomes have the potential to direct healthcare professionals in designing programs of care for persons with stroke and their caregivers. ..
    Sandra Engberg; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..10) Explore the development of a predictive model of patients who relapse during follow-up. ..
    Ann Whall; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Data from a core set of background and proximal variables (which are common to all three IRPG projects) will be combined to further examine the models produced. ..
    Sandra Millon Underwood; Fiscal Year: 2004 be tested will focus on the degree to which the program facilitates the integration of didactic content, thoughtful discussions, clinical/laboratory experiences, related literature, evidence-based information obtained from the ..
    Bernardine Pinto; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This study also raises the intriguing possibility of elucidating the physiological effects of exercise on hormonal and immune mechanisms involved in breast cancer. ..
  27. Efficacy of Acupuncture in Treating Urinary Incontinence
    Sandra Engberg; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  28. Nurse Staffing, Financial Performance, Quality of Care
    Barbara Mark; Fiscal Year: 2009
  29. Unit Level Nurse Workload Impacts on Patient Safety
    Nancy Donaldson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Of equal importance, this study will advance staffing measurement by tracing and analyzing the impact of variation in staffing and patient turnover, exploring the impact of variance on patient safety and outcomes. ..
  30. Effect of Tai Chi on Osteoarthritic Knee Pain in Elders with Mild Dementia
    Pao Feng Tsai; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  31. Promoting Physical Activity after Colorectal Cancer
    Bernardine Pinto; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  32. An Exploration of Perceived Racial/Ethnic Discrimination in Cancer Care Delivery
    Maureen Campesino; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
    Souraya Sidani; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This data set will permit the conduct of simulation-type analyses to identify the contribution of the methodological and conceptual factors to the validity of conclusions in clinical research. ..
  34. Reducing Depressive Symptoms in Low-Income Mothers
    Linda Beeber; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..By helping these mothers better utilize Early Head Start resources, the positive benefits of the intervention can be maintained and thus result in lasting benefit for the child as well as the mother. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  35. A Model of Patient and Nursing Administration Outomes
    Barbara Mark; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
    Ann Kolanowski; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This study holds promise for improving quality of life for nursing home residents with dementia by using theoretically based activities to respond to their needs. ..
  37. Living Donor Information Network for Caregiving
    Laura Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2010
  38. Maintaining Exercise after Cardiac Rehabilitation
    Bernardine Pinto; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  39. Mitigating Cancer Treatment-Related Fatigue by Exercise
    Victoria Mock; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The biobehavioral outcomes include both subjective self- reported symptoms and objective physiologic changes in functional capacity and performance. ..