Nursing Theories and Nursing Practice, 5th Edition, Marlaine C. Smith – Test Bank

Nursing Theories and Nursing Practice 5th Edition Smith - Test Bank


The only nursing research and theory book with primary works by the original theorists!

Noted nursing scholars explore the historical and contemporary theories that are the foundation of nursing practice today. The 5th Edition, continues to meet the needs of today’s students with an expanded focus on the middle range theories and practice models that link theory to clinical practice. You’ll explore the role of these theories in the real-world to see how they guide nursing practice.

Key Features

  • Presents 25 major theories written by the original theorists or eminent scholars to help students understand the interrelationship between nursing theories and nursing practice.
  • Covers the middle range theories and practice models that define the best outcomes and links theory to clinical practice.
  • Addresses how to implement theory-based practice.
  • Explores the historical and contemporary theories that are the foundation of nursing practice today.
  • Features in-depth coverage of the development of the theories that guide nursing practice.


New to this Edition:

  • New Chapter! Adeline Falk-Rafael’s Theory of Critical Caring which addresses post-modern emancipatory theories
  • New Chapter! Katie Eriksson’s Theory of Caritative Caring

Table of Contents:

Section I: An Introduction to Nursing Theory
Chapter 1: Nursing Theory and the Discipline of Nursing
Chapter 2: A Guide for the Study of Nursing Theories for Practice
Chapter 3: Choosing, Evaluating, and Implementing Nursing Theories for Practice

Section II: Conceptual Influences on the Evolution of Nursing Theory
Chapter 4: Florence Nightingale’s Conceptualizations of Nursing
Chapter 5: Early Conceptualizations About Nursing
Chapter 6: Nurse-Patient Relationship Theories

Section III: Conceptual Models/Grand Theories in the Integrative-Interactive Paradigm
Chapter 7: Dorothy Johnson’s Behavioral System Model
Chapter 8: Dorothea Orem’s Self-Care Deficit Nursing Theory
Chapter 9: Imgoene King’s Conceptual System and Theory of Goal Attainment
Chapter 10: Callista Roy’s Adaptation Model
Chapter 11: Betty Neuman’s Systems Model
Chapter 12: Helen Erickson, Evelyn Tomlin, and Mary Ann Swain’s Theory of Modeling and Role-Modeling
Chapter 13: Barbara Dossey’s Theory of Integral Nursing

Section IV: Conceptual Models / Grand Theories in the Unitary-Transformative Paradigm
Chapter 14: Martha E. Rogers Science of Unitary Human Beings
Chapter 15: Rosemarie Rizzo Parse’s Humanbecoming Paradigm
Chapter 16: Margaret Newman’s Theory of Health as Expanding Consciousness

Section V: Grand Theories about Care or Caring
Chapter 17: Madeleine Leininger’s Theory of Culture Care Diversity and Universality
Chapter 18: Jean Watson’s Theory of Human Caring Science and Theory of Human Caring
Chapter 19: Theory of Nursing as Caring

Section VI: Middle-Range Theories
Chapter 20: Afaf Meleis’ Transitions Theory
Chapter 21: Katharine Kolcaba’s Comfort Theory
Chapter 22: Joanne Duffy’s Quality-Caring Model ©
Chapter 23: Pamela Reed’s Theory of Self-Transcendence
Chapter 24: Patricia Liehr and Mary Jane Smith’s Story Theory
Chapter 25: The Community Nursing Practice Model
Chapter 26: Rozzano Locsin’s Technological Competency as Caring in Nursing
Chapter 27: Marilyn Anne Ray’s Theory of Bureaucratic Caring
Chapter 28: Troutman-Jordan’s Theory of Successful Aging
Chapter 29: Barrett’s Theory of Power as Knowing Participation in Change®
Chapter 30: Marlaine Smith’s Theory of Unitary Caring
Chapter 31: Kristen Swanson’s Theory of Caring
Chapter 32: Adeline Falk-Rafael’s Critical Caring Theory
Chapter 33: Katie Eriksson’s Theory of Caritative Caring


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