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Developing a Philosophy of Nursing - June F. Kikuchi

Developing a Philosophy of Nursing

By: June F. Kikuchi (Editor), Helen Simmons (Editor)

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Published: 1st March 1994
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What is a philosophy of nursing? What is required for its development? How is it related to contemporary conceptualizations of nursing? Answers to these and other questions are pursued by leading nursing scholars in this important new book.<P></P><P>It will help the researcher gain a better grasp of what it will take to establish a sound philosophical basis for the development of nursing practice, education, research and administration.</P>

Prologue
Clarifying the Nature and Place of a Philosophy of Nursing
Establishing Common Ground in Nursing Philosophy
A Philosophy of Nursing
What Is It? What Is It not?
Commentary
Commentary
Commentary
Accommodating Diversity in Nursing Philosophy
Arriving at a Philosophy of Nursing
Discovering? Constructing? Evolving?
Eclecticism in Nursing Philosophy
Problem or Solution?
Resolving Opposing Viewpoints
Is It Desirable? Is It Practicable?
Articulating a Sound Philosophy of Nursing
A Pragmatic Philosophy of Nursing
Developing a Sound Philosophy of Nursing
Is Historical Nursing Knowledge Necessary?
Some Further Thoughts on the Ethics of Nursing Rhetoric
Epilogue
Making Progress in Developing a Sound Philosophy of Nursing
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ISBN: 9780803954236
ISBN-10: 0803954239
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 130
Published: 1st March 1994
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 14.78  x 0.94
Weight (kg): 0.19