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Kolcaba’s Comfort TheoryKolcaba’s Comfort TheoryGroup 2:Victoria DuruKerah ClarkApril CombsJose Cabrera
-To describe Kolcaba’s view of nursing-To analyze metaparadigms and new concepts related to the theory-To analyze some applications of Kolcaba’s theoryObjectives2
InstroductionKatharine Kolcaba’s Comfort theory was established in the 1990s. During the time of this theory formation, comfort was considered an important goal to obtain.3
Brief overview of Kolcaba’s background4- Cleveland, Ohio on December 28, 1944- Nursing diploma -St. Luke’s Hospital School of Nursing -1965- Masters of Science degree -Case Western Reserve University -1987- PhD - Case Western Reserve University- The Comfort Line
Metaparadigms5PersonEnvironmentHealthNursing
Quality of lifeQuality of life“individuals’ perception of their position in life in the context of the culture and value systems in which they live and in relation to their goals, expectations, standards and concerns”6
Comfortthe immediate state of being strengthened by having the needs for relief, ease, and transcendence addressed in the four contexts of holistic human experience: physical, psychospiritual, sociocultural, and environmental7
Propositions1. Nursing staff and other members of the healthcare team are responsible for the recognition of the comfort needs of patients8
Nursing PracticeNursing PracticeSuitable platform to

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