TITLE

nursing theory

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1500
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "nursing theory" is presented. A nursing theory is a theory that explains, describes and predicts phenomena of interest to the discipline of nursing. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21238017

 

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