Middle range theory; middle-range theory of acute pain management.
Middle range theory; middle-range theory of acute pain management: Use in research. Description This is the theorist and the first reference for use on paper. Good, M. (1998). A middle-range theory of acute pain management: Use in research. Nursing Outlook, 46(3), 120-124. doi:10.1016/S0029-6554(98)90038-0 1. Define the middle range theory and the purpose of the selected middle range theory. 2. Define and discuss the nursing metaparadigm within the context of the selected middle range theory. a. Explain how the theorist employs and defines each of the four concepts that comprise the nursing metaparadigm within the selected middle range theory 3. Explain the importance of the selected middle range theory in nursing practice. a. provide and discuss two examples of use of the selected middle-range theory from current practice 4. The scholarly paper should be 4-5 pages excluding the title and reference pages. 5. Include level 1 and level 2 headings. 6. The paper should begin with an introductory paragraph that includes the purpose statement. The introductory paragraph and purpose statement allow the reader to understand what the paper/assignment is going to address. 7. The paper should include a conclusion. 8. Write the paper in third person, not first person (meaning do not use ‘we’ or ‘I’). 9. Include a minimum of three references from professional peer-reviewed nursing journals (review in Ulrich Periodical Directory) to support the paper. ***Historical references may be used as appropriate. (Definition of historical reference: reference to a well-known person, place event or literary work that adds meaning to the paper.) 10. APA format is required (attention to spelling/grammar, a title page, a reference page, and in-text citations).