The Structural Holarchy of Nursing Knowledge I have identified a structural holarchy of nursing knowledge that differentiates five components of nursing knowledge according to their level of abstraction 1.
Definitions of theory, concept, model, proposition. Types of Middle-Range Theories There are three types of middle-range theories. In doing so, it is important to understand how to organize, test, and apply knowledge to nursing.
The first approach to connecting conceptual models and middle-range theories has been used for more than 20 years by nurses who have adopted Roy's model. Theoretical basis for nursing 4th ed.
American Journal of Critical Care ; 1 2 : Conjectures and refutations: the growth of scientific knowledge. Taylor SG. Generally, they seek to define the nursing practice while providing an efficient and consistent channel for communication within the profession. A model for teaching total person approach to patient problems.
One book includes chapters addressing a theory of pain, the theory of unpleasant symptoms, the theory of self-efficacy, the theories of reasoned action and planned behavior, a theory of empathy, the theory of chronic sorrow, a theory of social support, the theory of interpersonal relations, the theory of modeling and role-modeling, the theory of comfort, a theory of health-related quality of life, the theory of health promotion, the theory of the deliberative nursing process, a theory of self-efficacy, a theory of planned change, and a theory of resilience