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Watson's Theory of Caring
An examination of the origin and effectiveness of Watson's theory of human caring.
# 109090 | 2,265 words | 17 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Nov 16, 2008 in Medical and Health (Nursing)


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Description:

This paper examines Watson's theory of human caring. It presents an overview of the origins, concepts and measurable effectiveness of this theory. The paper specifically discusses the general approach that is evidenced by Watson's theory that has its basis in a holistic view that focuses on assimilation, integration and inclusion. It explores these concepts.

Table of Contents:
Introduction
Origin of the Theory of Human Caring
Concepts
Assumptions
Assessment and Testing of the Theory

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Cara C. A Pragmatic View of Jean Watson's Caring Theory http://www.humancaring.org/conted/Pragmatic%20View.doc.
  • Childs A. ( 2006) The Complex Gastrointestinal Patient and Jean Watson's Theory of Caring in Nutrition Support. Gastroenterology NursingJuly/August 2006. Volume 29 Number 4, (P. 283 - 288). Retrieved November 3, 2007, from http://www.nursingcenter.com/prodev/ce_article.asp?tid=667121
  • Caring Theory Defined. Retrieved November 3, 2007, from http://www2.uchsc.edu/son/caring/content/Definition.asp
  • Cronin, S. N., & Harrison, B. (1988). Importance of nurse caring behaviors as perceived by patients after myocardial infarction. Heart & Lung, 17(4), 374-380.
  • Devine, M, Miller, P. A., Wolf, Z. ( 2003). Relationship between nurse caring and patient satisfaction in patients undergoing invasive cardiac procedures. MedSurg Nursing, December 1, 2003. http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-112128752.html

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