August 30, 2015
August 30, 2015
Baillie, L. (2005, January). An exploration of nurse-patient relationships in accident and emergency. Accident and Emergency Nursing, 13(1), 9-14.
This article discusses the nurse-patient relationships in the accident and emergency. It looks into nursing theory and research about three distinct experiences from the author. I found the article to be of interest in regards to the topic of barriers in forming the nurse-patient relationship in the emergency setting. Being an ER nurse I can relate to the authors thinking. It can be difficult to establish a relationship due to the limited time spent with the patient. Most relationships can be ...view middle of the document...
It gives a brief overview of the caring theory and gives background information about Jean Watson. The author goes over a clinical scenario and applies nursing theory. The author wants to help other nurses understand and apply nursing theory into their nursing practice.
Foster, R.L. (2006, October). A Perspective on Watson's Theory of Human Caring. Nursing Science Quarterly, 19(4), 332-333.
The author gives a brief look at Watson’s theory of human caring. She discusses some key components of theory and wants to help nurses understand the power of the caring theory.
Jesse, D.E. (2010). Nursing Theory, Utilization & Application (4th ed.). Retrieved from The University of Phoenix eBook Collection database.
In this chapter the author discusses history and background about Jean Watson. She discusses the components that encompass the caring theory. The information is informative and easy to understand. The chapter offers a good examination into Jean Watson’s theories and the evolution over the years.
Watson, J. (2012). Human Caring Science: A Theory of Nursing (2nd ed.). Retrieved from The University of Phoenix eBook Collection database.
A book written by Jean Watson herself. She discusses her view on her theory of human caring science. The information is from the theorist herself and in true form. She discusses the elements of her theory and the evolution through the years.
Wiman, E., & Wikblad, K. (2004). Caring and uncaring encounters in nursing in an emergency department. Journal of Clinical Nursing, (13), 422-429.
The article discusses examples of caring and uncaring encounters a nurse may experience in the emergency setting. It studies the relationships between an injured patient and the nursing team in a trauma setting and explores whether the theory of caring and uncaring is applicable in the emergency setting. The article discusses that theory is partly applicable in the emergency setting and that education is needed. More research is needed to evaluate theory in the emergency setting.