Nursing Theories: A Framework for Professional Practice

ISBN-13: 9781284048353

ISBN-10: 1284048357

Author: Kathleen Masters

Edition: 2

Publication date:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Paperback 406 pages
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Acknowledged author Kathleen Masters wrote Nursing Theories: A Framework for Professional Practice comprising 406 pages back in 2014. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 1284048357 and 9781284048353. Since then Nursing Theories: A Framework for Professional Practice textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $37.08 or rent at the marketplace.


Nursing Theories: A Framework for Professional Practice, Second Edition covers the work of those who have been central to nursing theory for decades as well as many newer theorists. The text draws content from topics such as philosophy, conceptual models and the middle range theories of nursing.

The Second Edition features additional practice level or middle range theories with supporting diagrams that illustrate the use the nursing process in the context of the specific theory. Each chapter will also feature call out boxes describing the literature of the theory’s use in nursing practice.

Updates to the Second Edition:
New chapter on Transitions Theory
New coverage on Postpartum Depression
New information on Uncertainty in Illness Theory
Illustrations in each theory chapter demonstrate how theory relates to the nursing process
Current examples found in each chapter tied to updated research