Table of Contents

Section I. Self-care science and nursing theory : The proper object of nursing and a theory of nursing practice ; The science of self-care ; The science of the development and exercise of self-care agency ; The science of human assistance for persons with health associated self-care deficits ; Theory of self-care in relationships.
section II. The practice sciences of the discipline of nursing : Nursing practice sciences ; Supportive-developmental nursing science ; Compensatory nursing science ; The science of self-care and evidence based nursing practice ; Education and evidence-based practice.
Appendices : A. A view of nursing theory development ; B. A detailed self-care requisite.