Middle Range Theory for Nursing

Editor/Author Smith, Mary Jane and Liehr, Patricia
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 978-0-8261-5992-2
Category: Health & Medicine - Nursing
Image Count: 37
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: March 2019
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This user-friendly text stresses how theory informs practice and research in the everyday world of nursing. Divided into four sections, content sets the stage for understanding middle range theory by elaborating on disciplinary perspectives, an organizing framework, and evaluation of the theory. Middle Range Theory for Nursing, Fourth Edition, presents a broad spectrum of 13 middle range theories.

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Table of Contents

  • Contributors
  • Foreword - Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN, FNAP
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • I: SETTING THE STAGE FOR MIDDLE RANGE THEORIES
  • 1. Disciplinary Perspectives Linked to Middle Range Theory - Marlaine C. Smith
  • 2. Understanding Middle Range Theory by Moving Up and Down the Ladder of Abstraction - Mary Jane Smith and Patricia R. Liehr
  • 3. Evaluation of Middle Range Theories for the Discipline of Nursing - Marlaine C. Smith
  • II: MIDDLE RANGE THEORIES READY FOR APPLICATION
  • 4. Theories of Uncertainty in Illness - Margaret F. Clayton, Marleah Dean, and Merle Mishel
  • 5. Theory of Meaning - Teresa Daniel Ritchie, Suzy Mascaro Walter, and Patricia Starck
  • 6. Theory of Bureaucratic Caring - Marilyn A. Ray
  • 7. Theory of Self-Transcendence - Pamela G. Reed
  • 8. Theory of Symptom Management - Melinda S. Bender, Susan L. Janson, Linda S. Franck, and Kathryn Aldrich Lee
  • 9. Theory of Unpleasant Symptoms - Elizabeth R. Lenz and Linda C. Pugh
  • 10. Theory of Self-Efficacy - Barbara Resnick
  • 11. Story Theory - Patricia R. Liehr and Mary Jane Smith
  • 12. Theory of Transitions - Eun-Ok Im
  • 13. Theory of Self-Reliance - John Lowe
  • 14. Theory of Cultural Marginality - Heeseung Choi
  • 15. Theory of Moral Reckoning - Alvita K. Nathaniel
  • 16. Theory of Self-Care of Chronic Illness - Barbara Riegel, Tiny Jaarsma, and Anna Stromberg
  • III: CONCEPT BUILDING FOR RESEARCH—THROUGH THE LENS OF MIDDLE RANGE THEORY
  • 17. Concept Building for Research - Patricia R. Liehr and Mary Jane Smith
  • 18. Nature Immersion: A Concept for Nursing Research - Misako Nagata
  • 19. Sheltering-in-Place: A Concept for Nursing Research - Kimberly Ann Wallace
  • 20. Yearning for Sleep While Enduring Distress: From Concept Building to Research Proposal Development - April L. Shapiro
  • 21. Reconceptualizing Normal: From Concept Building to Proposal Development - Shelley J. Greif
  • IV: CURRENT STATE OF MIDDLE RANGE THEORY
  • 22. Middle Range Theory: Spinning Research and Practice to Create Knowledge for the New Millennium - Patricia R. Liehr and Mary Jane Smith
  • 23. Middle Range Theory: A Perspective on Development and Use - Patricia R. Liehr and Mary Jane Smith
  • Appendix: Published Middle Range Theories 1988–2017