- Foreword by Sister Callista Roy
- Clear, user-friendly explanations of what nursing models are and concepts such as paradigms
- Detailed examination of the seven most common models, their theoretical application and their use in practice and research
- Models are accompanied by case studies and theoretical situations to illustrate learning
This title provides a
comprehensive and user-friendly explanation of the major nursing models that
influence nursing practices today. It focuses on in-depth applications of
nursing models to many areas of nursing practice and shows how models can
influence the way nurses think and act and how the patients, their families and
communities can be enhanced as a result.
The book selects key nursing models
and provides a detailed description and critique of each in sufficient detail
and clarity for both beginners and advanced readers. It explores in-depth the
theoretical application to practice of nursing models, provides clinical case
studies as well as literature reviews of use of the models in practice and in
This book also provides a teaching instrument that is greatly needed
in nursing education in both academic and clinical settings. Readers will
obtain a more comprehensive view of theory-based practice by comparing how each
model approaches given clinical situations in settings from the hospital to the
home and community.
About the authors
John Cutcliffe is currently an Adjunct Professor at the University of Ulster (UK), and the University of Malta; most recently he held the David G. Braithwaite Endowed Professorial Chair of Nursing at the University of Texas (Tyler), USA.
Hugh McKenna is a Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Life and Health Sciences at the University of Ulster and he holds several adjunct appointments and a number of distinguished international fellowships and awards.
Kristiina Hyrkäs is Director of the Center for Nursing Research and Quality Outcomes at Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine, USA. She is also an Adjunct Professor of Nursing at the University of Southern Maine, College of Nursing and Health Professions.
"A very valuable resource." - Senior Health Lecturer.
List of contents
Foreword Callista Roy
Foreword Alison Tierney
Chapter 1 - What are nursing models and why do we need them?
Chapter 2 - Paradigms and metaparadigms
Chapter 3 - The history of nursing models
Chapter 4 - Hildegard Paplau’s Interpersonal Relations Model
Chapter 5 - Imogene King’s Conceptual System and Theory of Goal Attainment
Chapter 6 - Calista Roy’s Adaptation Model
Chapter 7 - Betty Neuman’s Systems Model
Chapter 8 - Dorothea Orem’s Self-Care Model
Chapter 9 - The Roper-Logan-Tierney Model
Chapter 10 - The Tidal Model of mental health recovery and reclamation
Chapter 11 - Critiquing nursing models in the era of evidence-informed practice