Comfort theory and practice : a vision for holistic health care and research /

"This book places comfort at the forefront of nursing care, by presenting a carefully researched theory of comfort that nurses can use as a framework for practice. Engagingly written, the book combines a first-person account of the development of the theory with supporting research, and practical in...

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Main Author: Kolcaba, Katharine.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Springer Pub. Co., 2003
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Table of Contents:
  • The seeds of inquiry
  • The mission
  • Measuring comfort
  • Philosophical perspectives
  • Theoretical explorations
  • Attributes of comfort
  • The experiments
  • The ethics of comfort care
  • Mission updated
  • Visions of comfort for the future.