Take your learning beyond the book with a wide range of learning resources online including a Literature Assessment Activity and Case studies. The discussion of philosophy--theory development--analysis is well developed. Easy to read without diluting the complexity of the content, Theoretical Basis for Nursing, Fourth Edition is the most contemporary and concise nursing theory etextbook on the market. The inclusion of new contemporary theories. Enhance clinical practice with a clear understanding of nursing theory.
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Responsibility: Melanie McEwen, Evelyn M. A new online Literature Assessment Activity asks students to respond to critical thinking questions after reading current journal articles. With this approach, authors Evelyn M. Overall, every aspect of this book, content and format, was very good. This 4 th Edition strengthens its focus on the connection between theory and practice. Develop a concrete understanding of how theory can guide practice with new Link to Practice boxes.
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I thought the book provided extremely helpful resources after each chapter, such as internet site addresses directly relevant to the content discussed. Wills and Melanie McEwen inspire students to appreciate nursing theory and its ability to transform their practice, while helping them build skills they will use in developing, analyzing, and evaluating theory in their future careers. The most concise and contemporary nursing theory resource available, Theoretical Basis for Nursing , 5th Edition , clarifies the application of theory and helps you become a more confident, well-rounded nurse. Chapter Summaries and Key Points recap important chapter content at a glance. .
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