For the first time, leading authorities come together to offer their expertise as they present the building blocks and concepts of nursing theory. Provides an explanation of concepts necessary as building block of theory Research based Draws extensively on literature Experienced contributors and editors, all leading experts in their fieldsThe boat is constructed and is tentatively pushed out into a pond to see if it floats. ... The paper boat has failed and it may be back to the drawing board where a new paper boat is constructed based on what was ... Without concepts there would be no scientific body of knowledge and no evidence-based decision- making.
|Title||:||The Essential Concepts of Nursing|
|Author||:||John R. Cutcliffe, Hugh P. McKenna|
|Publisher||:||Elsevier Health Sciences - 2005|