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KATHARINE KOLCABA’SCOMFORT THEORYHaley ChadwickNursing Theory 600
INTRODUCTIONUnderstanding comfort can guidenursing care where interventionsare focused on physical, mental,social, and environmental aspects(Drouin, Kolcaba & Tilton, 2006).I chose to study KatharineKolcaba’s Theory of Comfortbecause pediatric oncologypatient’s and families can be oneof the most difficult populations toachieve relief.Katharine Kolcaba was born in1944 and graduatedin 1965 withdiploma of nursing. She began todevelop the Theory of Comfort inthe 1990’s and it is continued tobe used today.-katharine-kolcaba.html
OVERVIEWMid-RangeTaxonomicStructureThefoundations forTheComfortTheoryInterventionsPositiveRecoveryThe roleof thenurse
THEORY CRITIQUECHINN & KRAMER’SCOMPARISON OFCRITERIA FOREVALUATING THEORY(MELEIS, 2018).

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