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Comfort theory and practice

Katharine Kolcaba

Comfort theory and practice

a vision for holistic health care and research

by Katharine Kolcaba

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Published by Springer Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Holistic medicine,
  • Alternative medicine

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-214) and index.

    StatementKatharine Kolcaba.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR733 .K584 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 264 p. :
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18886502M
    ISBN 100826116337
    LC Control Number2002075860
    OCLC/WorldCa50042975

    Comfort Theory and Practice: A Vision for Holistic Health Care and Research is a compilation of the author's work with comfort care from the development of a theory to her vision of comfort care for the future. The material is presented in a chronological order as the theory was developed.   IntroductionKatherine Kolcaba’s Theory of Comfort, a mid-range nursing theory and conceptual framework, was first developed in the early ’s. Although relatively new, the theory has materialized into a world renounced theory that challenges nurses to prioritize patient comfort. Kolcaba was born in in Ohio, received her diploma in nursing in and her PhD.

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      Comfort Okapala. This book is a good starting place for those who are interested in learning about the broad range of leadership theories and a good follow-up resource for those wanting to know more in-depth information and also how to apply theories to real life situations through the case studies. Theory and Practice provides excellent /5(17). from the Foreword by May Wykle, RN, PhD, FAAN 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.


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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 information for /5(6).

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 information for 5/5(1).

Kolcaba’s Theory of Comfort was first developed in the s. It is a middle-range theory for health practice, education, and research.

This theory has the potential to place comfort in the forefront of healthcare. According to the model, comfort is an immediate desirable outcome of nursing care. The Theory of Comfort was developed when.

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 information for its application.

Kolcaba analyzes the concept of comfort; describes its physical. The comfort theory is a nursing theory that was first developed in the s by Katharine Kolcaba. Comfort Theory is middle range theory for health practice, education, and research. Kolcaba's theory has the potential to place comfort once again in the forefront of healthcare.(March A & McCormack D, ).

Comfort Theory and Practice: A Vision for Holistic Health Care and Research - Ebook written by Katharine Kolcaba, PhD, RN, C. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Comfort Theory and Practice: A Vision for Holistic Health Care and Research.

This study showed that comfort was a valuable predictor of who would do well functionally. In this research the functional outcomes (HSB) was management of irritable bladder symptoms. Kolcaba, K. Comfort Theory and Practice. New York, NY: Springer.

In my book, I define nursing interventions as ˆcomfort measures.” They are. Get this from a library. Comfort theory and practice: a vision for holistic health care and research. [Katharine Kolcaba] -- 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. Kathy has published extensively on the outcome of holistic comfort including her award-winning web site and her book entitled Comfort Theory and Practice (). The following is a partial and more current list of her work.

For older articles please follow this link. Propositions of Comfort Theory Part 2 Nurses identify comfort needs of patients and family members. Nurses design interventions to meet identified needs.

Intervening variables are considered when designing interventions. When interventions are delivered in a caring manner and are effective, and when enhanced comfort is attained, interventions. During this time I published a concept analysis of comfort with my philosopher-husband (Kolcaba & Kolcaba, ), diagrammed aspects of comfort (Kolcaba, ), operationalized comfort as an outcome of care (Kolcaba, a), contextualized comfort in a middle range theory (Kolcaba, ), and tested the theory in an intervention study for my.

Application of Katharine Kolkaba Comfort theory to nursing care of patient Afsha Awal khan RN, MSN. Institute of Nursing Sciences, Khyber Medical University, Peshawar, Pakistan I.

INTRODUCTION aring is in practice since existence but caring as profession named Nursing was File Size: KB. 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 information for its : Springer Publishing Company. "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 information for. - The theory of comfort is a middle range theory for nursing practice and research.

- Holistic comfort is "the immediate state of being strengthened through having the human needs for relief, ease, and transcendence addressed in four contexts of experience (physical, psychospiritual, sociocultural.

CHAPTER 33 Theory of Comfort Thérèse Dowd “In today’s technological world nursing’s historic mission of providing comfort to patients and family members is even more important. Comfort is an antidote to the stressors inherent in health care situations today, and when comfort is enhanced, patients and families are strengthened for the tasks ahead.

Let’s “tweet” about the Comfort Theory. Write a tweet about how the comfort theory can be applied to YOUR practice OR A definition of the theory Address tweets to @KathyKolcaba Remember characters or less. Include the hashtag #comfortline Bibliography Kolcaba, K.Y., &.

Comfort theory and practice: a vision for holistic health care and research / Katharine Kolcaba. The Theory of Comfort has six basic concepts: health care needs, nursing interventions, intervening variables, patient comfort, health seeking behaviors, and institutional integrity (Kolcaba, ).

Health care needs are defined as the need for comfort that comes from stressful health care situations. § Published article: Evolution of the mid-range theory of comfort for outcomes research. Nursing Outlook. Article written to be a guide on the evolution of comfort as a theory and describing how comfort can be tested and adapted to the rapidly changing health care environment Published book Comfort Theory and Practice: A Vision.

The book is in two sections. The first introduces the principles on which the theory of adaptive thermal comfort is based. The second explains how to use field studies to measure thermal comfort in practice and to analyze the data by: A theory of holistic comfort for nursing Article Literature Review (PDF Available) in Journal of Advanced Nursing 19(6) July with 2, Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Katharine Kolcaba.Comfort theory and practice - A vision for Holistic Health Care and Research by Katharine Kolcaba.

This book places comfort at the forefront of nursing care by presenting it carefully researched theory of comfort that nurses can use as a framework for practice.5/5(1).