Comfort theory and its application to pediatric nursing
1 school of nursing & midwifery, tehran university of medical sciences, tehran, iran children with cancer are faced with many challenges related to their disease that disturbs their comfort the aim of this study was to apply kolcaba’s comfort theory for a child with cancer we applied kolcaba’s. Comfort theory and its application to pediatric nursing the methods and results helped to provide empirical evidence for future applications and research 46-62 pediatric nursing. In 2005, kolcaba and dimarco studied about the application of comfort theory to pediatric nursing to better understand the theory, they utilized the taxonomic structure to assess the comfort needs of the patient. Application of katharine kolkaba comfort theory to nursing care of patient afsha awal khan its application to integrate comfort in patient care was excellent and result oriented the strength of theory is that it coversfulfilling all needs of surgical patients in holistic way pediatric patients, comfort care bundles can be identified.
However, the comfort theory presents a framework in which enhanced comfort can be achieved kolcaba, k, & dimarco, m a (2005) comfort theory and its application to pediatric nursing. 2005 published article: comfort theory and its application to pediatric nursing pediatric nursing article applies comfort theory to pediatrics, while explaining the current approach to pediatrics as attempting to relieve discomfort. Research and theory for nursing practice: an international journal, 23 (2), 148 comfort theory and practice: a vision for holistic health care and research new york, ny: springer kolcaba, k, & dimarco, ma (2005) comfort theory and its application to pediatric nursing. Hanson, g (2001) ideas and identities: the life and work of erik erikson the american journal of psychiatry, 158(11), 1941-3retrieved from .
Mission statement: pediatric nursing is a clinically based journal focusing on the needs of professional nurses in pediatric practice, research, administration, and education about this journal. I came across the article “comfort theory and its application to pediatric nursing” (kolcaba & dimarco, 2005) pediatric nursing care varies from healthy baby to acute and chronic care pediatric nursing care varies from healthy baby to acute and chronic care. The purpose of this essay is to discuss use the image in the appendix to express the meaning of the comfort concept, explain the process that clarifies the comfort concept, content acquired through the process, discuss its relation to my chosen nursing theory and its implications in the nursing practice. This article discusses how aspects of a holistic comfort theory were adapted to create a taxonomic structure to apply its concepts to a fast-track nursing education program the principles of learner-centered education were combined with comfort theory to develop strategies that appear to have produced positive influences on the attributes and contexts of comfort within the learning community.
Comfort theory and its application to pediatric nursing the verbal rating comfort scale is a variation for clinical documentation of kolcaba 's general comfort scale ( kolcaba , 2010b) and has shown correlation to the healing touch comfort questionnaire (dowd, kolcaba , & steiner, 2006. 2003 published book comfort theory and practice: a vision for holistic health care and research § 2005 published article: comfort theory and its application to pediatric nursing pediatric nursing. 2003 published book comfort theory and practice: a vision for holistic health care and research 2005 published article: comfort theory and its application to pediatric nursing pediatric nursing. Pediatric nursing pediatric nursing provides resources for infants, toddlers, children, and their families to promote health throughout development and growth due to the amount a patient changes during his or her childhood, specialized care targeted to specific development points is often necessary to meet the patient's specific needs.
Comfort theory and its application to pediatric nursing
Nursing approaches to care as based on katharine kolcaba's (2003) middle range nursing theory of comfort are discussed in reference to patients' suffering from symptoms related to the discomfort from cardiac syndromes. This paper informed the reader of the concept of comfort theory, its strengths and weaknesses including the barriers and challenges met when using the theory, its application and implication to critical care setting, and its relevance to healthcare professionals and to the health care system. Katharine kolcaba: middle range nursing theorist search this site katharine kolcaba a theory of holistic comfort for nursing journal of advanced nursing, 19(6), 1178-1184 retrieved from ebscohost comfort theory and its application to pediatric nursing pediatric nursing, 31(3), 187-194 retrieved from ebscohost kolcaba, k. Comfort (including definition, theory of comfort, relevance to nursing, review of comfort studies, and future directions) in j fitzpatrick (ed), the encyclopedia of nursing.
- The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of application of watson caring theory for nurses in pediatric critical care unit through: assessing the care of children needed in pediatric critical care unit to detect nurse‘s needs.
- Comfort theory introduction: comfort theory introduction comfort theory was created in the 1990’s by katharine kolcaba , rn, msn, phd provides frame-work for patients enhanced sense of well being.
Comfort theory and practice: a vision for holistic health care and research and comfort theory and its application to pediatric nursing: an article from: pediatric nursing (nursing theory, 2013). Kolcaba's comfort theory comfort is not the absence of discomfort, but rather a multidimensional concept encompassing physical, psychospiritual, sociocultural, and environmental aspects of comfort in essence, holistic comfort care comfort theory and its application to pediatric nursing pediatric nursing, 31(3), 187-94 retrieved from. The application of the theory is strengthening and satisfying for pediatric patients/families and nurses, and benefits institutions where a culture of comfort is valued moreover, comfort is a. This paper discusses the nursing theory of comfort which explains a philosophy of care that is concerned with fulfilling holistic comfort needs of patients, families and nurses.