Beyond Dichotomies in the Nursing of Persons and Families
Article first published online: 2 OCT 2007
Image: the Journal of Nursing Scholarship
Volume 27, Issue 2, pages 116–120, June 1995
How to Cite
Robinson, C. A. (1995), Beyond Dichotomies in the Nursing of Persons and Families. Image: the Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 27: 116–120. doi: 10.1111/j.1547-5069.1995.tb00833.x
- Issue published online: 2 OCT 2007
- Article first published online: 2 OCT 2007
- Accepted for publication August 1, 1994.
- family nursing;
- theory construction
The dichotomy of individual and family nursing has served the discipline well. However, the time has come for a reconciliation of these perspectives and the redefinition of nursing as inclusive of both individuals and families. A conceptual framework that draws distinctions among four different nursing focuses of persons and families is described.