Grounded theory is a qualitative research approach used to develop theory about a phenomenon that is rooted in observation of empirical data. In this book, experienced scholars of grounded theory discuss the theoretical rationale for using this design, describe its components, and delineate a plan to use grounded theory methodology.
Leininger's Culture Care Diversity and Universality presents an expanded view of the Culture Care Theory as well as integral components of the Ethno-nursing Research Method. The use of the CCT with new research methodologies is also covered. It is a nursing theory focused on discovering relationships among care and health phenomena related to wellness, health, and death for people from diverse cultures.
This is the first book to clearly and fully demonstrate the process of using theory to guide nursing research and professional practice. It describes a step-by-step format for evaluating nursing theory's applicability to research. The book describes how theory analysis models are used to examine various nursing phenomena as they relate to nursing research and professional practice, and provides key examples of how this is accomplished.
Nursing Theories: A Framework for Professional Practice, Second Edition covers the work of those who have been central to nursing theory for decades as well as many newer theorists. The text draws content from topics such as philosophy, conceptual models and the middle range theories of nursing.