Peplau’s Nursing Theory


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Peplau’s Nursing Theory
A theory is basically an idea to explain something. The theory may also be used to consider what the best action to take in a situation might be. A theory can be right or wrong and it needs to be tested before we ca be certain that it will be useful. The theory that a nursing theorist provides is intended to guide the being/becoming, knowing, and doing of practice. The theories developed by the various nursing theories also must be tested through research.
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The therapeutic nurse-patient relationship is the center of nursing. This relationship is the focus of Peplau’s theory. She understood the concept of nursing as a relationship between the patient with needs and the nurse who...
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