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Andrews, G., & Moon, G. (2005). Space, place, and the evidence base: Part II-Rereading nursing environment through geographical research. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing/Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing, 2(3), 142-156.
This article associates the metaparadigm of the nursing environment with a multidisciplinary approach to geographical issues. It postulates that geographical information can be used as a basis for evidence-based nursing research. The article further postulates that this research can be used to influence nursing practice.
Comley, A. (1994). A comparative analysis of Orem's self-care model and Peplau's interpersonal theory. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 20(4), 755-760.
This article uses the concepts of the metaparadigm of nursing to compare and contrast Orem’s self-care model and Peplau’s interpersonal theory. The article uses this information to explore the process of choosing an applicable model for nursing practice, curriculum development, or theoretical research framework.
Moss, M., & Schell, M. (n.d.). A scientific framework and methodological tool for nursing research. Advances in Nursing Science, 27(2), 150-159.
This article postulates that, in order for nursing to evolve and keep pace with other disciplines in information management, nursing should enter a partnership with other scientific disciplines such as sociology and cartography. The nursing metaparadigm would provide the microperspective and macroperspective to accomplish this goal.
MxKenna, H. (1994). The essential elements of a practitioners' nursing model: a survey of psychiatric nurse managers. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 19(5), 870-877.
This article argues that the nursing metaparadigm was developed by nursing theorists and, therefore, is of little use to practicing clinicians. The survey examined the practices and opinions of 95 clinical nurse managers to...