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Margaret Newman
Health as Expanding Consciousness


Volume: 6

December 1992 | 64 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
As nursing expands its scientific base and moves into more qualitative approaches, it is important that nursing students have the opportunity to know more about the nurse theorists that offer qualitative theories and methods. One such theorist is Margaret Newman. In Margaret Newman, Joanne Marchione offers an exceptional discussion on this preeminent nursing theorist. Marchione skillfully describes the origin of Newman's theory, the assumptions underlying the theory, the major concepts of meta-paradigm of nursing--including the nursing process--and propositions of the conceptual model itself. Also included are examples for application to practice and research (based on the author's years of continuous experimentation and application of Newman's theory), a bibliography of classic works, critiques and research, and a glossary of important terms.

 
Biosketch of Theorist
 
Origin of the Theory
 
Assumptions of the Theory
 
Concepts of the Theory
 
Newman's Theory and Nursing's Paradigm Concepts
 
Propositions
 
Overview of Newman's Theory
 
Evolving Pattern of the Whole - Example
 
Framework for Assessing Pattern of the Whole
 
Newman's Theory and Family Health
 
Research and Newman's Theory
 
Conclusions

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