Loss: an analysis of a concept of particular interest to nursing

DS Robinson, Hugh McKenna

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

The term `loss' is used frequently in the nursing literature and by nurses in the clinical setting. However, loss as a concept has not been defined comprehensively. In this paper, an attempt will be made to analyse the concept, The paper will begin with an overview of approaches to concept analysis. Subsequent sections include a literature review examining current and classic usage of the concept, General and specific definitions of loss provide a template for discussion. The paper will conclude with the identification of critical attributes for the concept which will form the basis for an exploration of explicit empirical referents.
LanguageEnglish
Pages779-784
JournalJournal of Advanced Nursing
Volume27
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1998

Fingerprint

Nursing

Cite this

Robinson, DS ; McKenna, Hugh. / Loss: an analysis of a concept of particular interest to nursing. In: Journal of Advanced Nursing. 1998 ; Vol. 27, No. 4. pp. 779-784.
@article{e57bd57d24404c87b8aa289bd1acd7e0,
title = "Loss: an analysis of a concept of particular interest to nursing",
abstract = "The term `loss' is used frequently in the nursing literature and by nurses in the clinical setting. However, loss as a concept has not been defined comprehensively. In this paper, an attempt will be made to analyse the concept, The paper will begin with an overview of approaches to concept analysis. Subsequent sections include a literature review examining current and classic usage of the concept, General and specific definitions of loss provide a template for discussion. The paper will conclude with the identification of critical attributes for the concept which will form the basis for an exploration of explicit empirical referents.",
author = "DS Robinson and Hugh McKenna",
year = "1998",
month = "4",
doi = "10.1046/j.1365-2648.1998.00601.x",
language = "English",
volume = "27",
pages = "779--784",
journal = "Journal of Advanced Nursing",
issn = "0309-2402",
number = "4",

}

Loss: an analysis of a concept of particular interest to nursing. / Robinson, DS; McKenna, Hugh.

In: Journal of Advanced Nursing, Vol. 27, No. 4, 04.1998, p. 779-784.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

TY - JOUR

T1 - Loss: an analysis of a concept of particular interest to nursing

AU - Robinson, DS

AU - McKenna, Hugh

PY - 1998/4

Y1 - 1998/4

N2 - The term `loss' is used frequently in the nursing literature and by nurses in the clinical setting. However, loss as a concept has not been defined comprehensively. In this paper, an attempt will be made to analyse the concept, The paper will begin with an overview of approaches to concept analysis. Subsequent sections include a literature review examining current and classic usage of the concept, General and specific definitions of loss provide a template for discussion. The paper will conclude with the identification of critical attributes for the concept which will form the basis for an exploration of explicit empirical referents.

AB - The term `loss' is used frequently in the nursing literature and by nurses in the clinical setting. However, loss as a concept has not been defined comprehensively. In this paper, an attempt will be made to analyse the concept, The paper will begin with an overview of approaches to concept analysis. Subsequent sections include a literature review examining current and classic usage of the concept, General and specific definitions of loss provide a template for discussion. The paper will conclude with the identification of critical attributes for the concept which will form the basis for an exploration of explicit empirical referents.

U2 - 10.1046/j.1365-2648.1998.00601.x

DO - 10.1046/j.1365-2648.1998.00601.x

M3 - Article

VL - 27

SP - 779

EP - 784

JO - Journal of Advanced Nursing

T2 - Journal of Advanced Nursing

JF - Journal of Advanced Nursing

SN - 0309-2402

IS - 4

ER -