Middle range theories and models are recent developments in nursing research identify the statement that is most accurate concerning middle range nursing theories they form the foundation for the current evidenced-based practice movement. With this background, a middle-range theory of nursing in hypertension care is proposed (figure 1) with concepts related to the patient, nursing in hypertension care, the encounter between the patient and the nurse, the expected outcomes of this encounter, and the integration of an existing grand theory of nursing. Purpose of research guide nursing theories are used to describe, develop, disseminate, and use present knowledge in nursing this guide contains information about books, journals, and websites that provide in-depth reviews of the topic. The three theories that can be best practiced as a new nurse are quantum leadership, transformational leadership and the dynamic leader-follower relationship model these three theories are appealing specifically for their embrace of leadership at all levels.
middle-range theory, developed by robert k merton, is an approach to sociological theorizing aimed at integrating theory and empirical research it is currently the de facto dominant approach to sociological theory construction, especially in the united states. This paper describes the middle-range theory of attentively embracing story attentively embracing story is connecting with self-in-relation through intentional dialogue to create ease. Middle range theory for nursing the eight middle-range theories described in this work focus on different aspects of caring in the human health experience, with relevance to nursing.
The advanced practice role the nursing component of the np role continues to be challenged from within nursing, as well as by large national physician organizations. The theory of attentively embracing story, introduced in the beginning of this chapter as one, which kate was using to guide her practice and research, is a middle range theory the theory was generated from nursing practice and research experience (smith & liehr, 1999. Middle-range theories have not been logically derived from a single all-embracing theory of social systems, though once developed they may be consistent with one furthermore, each theory is more than a mere empirical generalization - an isolated. Middle range theory 1 horblit health sciences library nursing middle range theory & applications visit the library for articles on these theories middle range theory theorist/s idea application complementary nursing therapies for pain and stress: acute pain management relaxation and music for provide clinicians with (adults) postoperative pain stress and prescriptions for pain goode. Middle-range nursing theories are necessary for the advancement of the discipline 35 middle-range theories are more concrete and narrower than grand theories they are made up of a limited number of concepts.
Contributors foreword joyce j fitzpatrick preface acknowledgments 1 introduction: middle range theory and the ladder of abstraction mary jane smith and patricia liehr 2 theories of uncertainty in illness merle h mishel and margaret f clayton 3 the theory of self-efficacy barbara resnick 4 the theory of unpleasant symptoms elizabeth r lenz and linda c pugh 5 the theory of family stress and. Middle range theory continues to guide nursing practice lisa m sanford maryville university middle range theory continues to guide nursing practice nursing theory has three distinct categories to describe the level of abstraction: grand, middle-range, and situation-specific (meleis, 2012, p 33. This article tries to discuss general aspects on models of nursing knowledge, basic elements for its development and practice first, it shows the importance of the development of knowledge sustained by the practice and the expression of it by means of four knowledge models: empirical or nursing. Articles that cite this article attentively embracing story: a middle-range theory with practice and research implications.
The theory of attentively embracing story is a dynamic example of this nursing process, wherein storytelling is a resource for enhancing development and well-being in a section entitled, bearing the unbearable, hayakawa (1964) describes the use of language in a way that supports this explication of smith and liehr's theory of attentively. The theory of attentively embracing story is an explanatory theory which may be categorized in the group of middle middle range theories it correlates in level of abstraction to mishel's uncertainty of illness theory (mcewen & wills, 2007. An essential characteristic of advanced practice nurses is the use of theory in practice clinical nurse specialists apply theory in providing or directing patient care, in their work as consultants to staff nurses, and as leaders influencing and facilitating system change knowledge of technology. Middle range theory for nursing the theory of attentively embracing story / mary evaluation of middle range theories for the discipline of nursing / marlaine.
Embracing the concepts of holistic nursing in a cardiology practice attentively embracing story: a middle-range theory with practice and research implications the affordable care act: a case study for understanding and applying complexity concepts to health care reform. Middle - range nursing theories criteria and a number of views on mid-range theory is available on the university of san diego hahn school of nursing and health science web site: click here. The foundation of middle range theory reported during the past decade was described and analyzed a cinahl search revealed 22 middle range theories that met selected criteria this foundation is a.