Commentary on Kao, H., Reeder, F., Hsu, MT, & Cheng, SF. A Chinese view of the Western nursing metaparadigm.

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Mona M. Shattell, Associate Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: Drs. Kao, Reeder, Hsu, and Cheng fused three convergent world views—Taoism, Confucianism, and Rogers’ Unitary View of Human Beings—in an unambiguous review of the nursing metaparadigm. Their discussion is framed by the need for holism and cultural competence in an ever-evolving, multicultural world. Although the authors seemed to delicately balance the relative merits of both Eastern and Western thought, it is clear from their writing that holistic nurses should not heuristically put Western philosophies above all others.

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Journal of Holistic Nursing, 24(2), 102
Language: English
Date: 2006
Nursing metaparadigm

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