Use the following subject terms when searching CINAHL
Use the theorist's name as a keyword, then click 'suggest subject terms' to find the CINAHL heading
For more specific information, use the following CINAHL Headings (subject terms) to find articles on various nursing models/theories.
Articles from the Salem Press Biographical Dictionary can be accessed through PowerSearch by entering the name of the nurse theorist. Most, but not all, theorists have entries. (Some contemporary theorists, such as Rosemarie Parse and Martha Rogers are not listed in this dictionary).
Note: Encyclopedia articles are best used as background information, as an overview, a way of understanding your topic. While helpful, they are not considered scholarly, peer-reviewed sources.
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Nursology.net is a web site for nurse scholars, developed and maintained by nurse scholars. Specifically, the web site is a repository for resources about nursing conceptual models, grand theories, middle-range theories, and situation-specific theories, and associated methodologies.
The resources listed below are free and a helpful way to find general information about nursing theory . However be aware that some links are better than others, and most are not considered scholarly. Some nursing theorists have web pages at the universities where they work. These are reliable sources of information. Always consider the source of information. Ask who sponsors or funds a web site?