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Caring theory: a framework for advanced practice nursing.

Nelson-Marten P, Hecomovich K, Pangle M ...see all

Advanced practice nursing quarterly, vol. 4, issue 1 (1998) pp. 70-7

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Abstract

This article provides a brief review of Watson's theory of caring and demonstrates its usefulness as a framework for advanced practice nursing. Two case studies, a recently diagnosed patient who is positive for the human immunodeficiency virus and a patient terminally ill with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, are reviewed using the carative factors as a model for providing holistic, patient-focused nursing care. The value of this exercise lies in the demonstration of the applicability of caring theory as a framework for both symptom management and palliative nursing care.

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  • ISBN: 1080-4293
  • SCOPUS: 2-s2.0-0032083248
  • ISSN: 1080-4293
  • SGR: 0032083248
  • PUI: 129378177
  • PMID: 9874940

Authors

  • P Nelson-Marten

  • K Hecomovich

  • M Pangle

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