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Information on this page obtained from Alligood, M. R. (2021).
Nursing theorists and their work (10th ed.). Elsevier - Health Sciences Division.
Nursing theorists of historical significance
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Interpersonal relations theory (Hildegard E. Peplau, 1909-1999)
Nursing need theory (Virginia Henderson, 1897-1996)
Nursing problems theory (Faye Glenn Abdellah, 1919-2017)
The helping art of clinical nursing (Ernestine Wiedenbach, 1900-1998)
Care, cure, core nursing theory (Lydia Hall, 1906-1969)
Human-to-human relationship model; Interpersonal theory of nursing (Joyce Travelbee, 1926-1976)
Child interaction theory (Kathryn E. Barnard, 1938-2015)
Conceptual model of nursing (Evelyn Adam, 1929-2022)
Roper-Logan-Tierney model of nursing (Nancy Roper, 1918-2004; Winifred W. Logan, 1931-2010; & Alison J. Tierney, 1948-present)
Deliberative nursing process theory (Ida Jean (Orlando) Pelletier, 1926-2007)
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