Implications of nursing taxonomies for middle-range theory development
NLM Title Abbreviation
ANS Adv Nurs Sci
Advances in Nursing Science
Given the broad acceptance for the need to develop middle-range theory to support nursing practice, nursing scientists must consider how to proceed with dispatch to develop these theories. This article suggests using the concepts in the newly developing taxonomies of nursing knowledge as the building blocks for these theories. Taxonomies of nursing diagnoses (NANDA), nursing interventions (NIC), and nursing outcomes (NOC) can speed the construction of the theories needed for nursing practice. COPYRIGHT 1997 Aspen Publishers, Inc
Nursing Theory, Theory Construction, Nursing Classification, Nursing Knowledge, NANDA Nursing Diagnoses, Nursing Outcomes, Iowa Nursing Interventions Classification
Published Article/Book Citation
Advances in Nursing Science, 19:3 (1997) pp.37-49.
Advances in Nursing Science. 1997 Mar;19(3):37-49.