Nursing Theories as a Framework to Guide Nurses in Patient Care Introduction Nursing theories are used as a framework to guide nurses in patient care (Nursing Theories (a), 2010). The development of nursing theories has promoted the discipline of nursing as a science. These theories are developed by nurses and have a nurses’ perspective making them more applicable to nursing practice. Evidence based medicine is the application of knowledge from scientific research that may not be from a nursing perspective and may be from research in other disciplines that can be applied in nursing care to improve patient outcomes. This approach to nursing enables the findings from scientific research to be applied to each unique patient situation. Both...The end:
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