Nursing Theorists and Their Work (9th ed.)

Contributor: Martha Raile Alligood
September 13, 2018

Martha Raile Alligood, RN; PhD; ANEF

Year First Published – 1986
Major Concepts

Nursing philosophies

Nursing models

Nursing theories

Middle-range nursing theories

Brief Description 

All editions of the book include analyses and evaluations of several of the major nurse theorists whose works are categorized as Theorists of Historical Significance, Philosophies, Nursing Models, Nursing Theories, and Middle-Range Theories, as well as chapters addressing the evolution of nursing theories and a concluding chapter addressing the future of nursing theory.

Book Editions

Alligood, M. R. (2018). Nursing theorists and their work (9th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.

Alligood, M. R. (2014). Nursing theorists and their work (8th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Mosby.

Alligood, M. R. & Marriner Tomey, A. (2010). Nursing theorists and their work (7th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby Elsevier.

Marriner Tomey, A. & Alligood, M. R. (2006). Nursing theorists and their work 6th ed.). St. Louis. MO: Mosby Elsevier.

Marriner Tomey, A. & Alligood, M. R. (2002). Nursing theorists and their work (5th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

Marriner Tomey, A. & Alligood, M. R. (1998). Nursing theorists and their work (4th ed.). St. Louis. MO: Mosby.

“After Dr. Alligood co-edited Nursing theory: Utilization & application, and based on her expertise in nursing science theory, I invited her to become co-editor as well as a contributing author for this fourth edition.” (Marriner Tomey in Marriner-Tomey & Alligood, 1998, p. xiii.)

Marriner-Tomey, A. (1994). Nursing theorists and their work (3rd ed.)/ St. Louis: Mosby.

(In this 3rd edition “Dr. Martha Raile Alligood reordered the chapters, served as a contributing author, and edited for consistency with the new organization.” (Marriner-Tomey, 1994, p. xii).

Marriner-Tomey, A. (1989). Nursing theorists and their work (2nd ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

Marriner, A. (1986). Nursing theorists and their work. St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

These books have been translated into Spanish, Finnish, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Swedish, Danish, Korean, and Greek.

Authors

Alligood author/edited the 7th, 8th, and 9 editions. Marriner Tomey & Alligood authored/edited the 4th, 5th, & 6th editions.  Marriner Tomey designed/authored/edited the 1st,2nd, and 3rd editions.

Martha Raile Alligood (1942 – )

Dr. Alligood has retired from her position as Professor, College of Nursing, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC. She is co-editor and then editor of several editions of Nursing Theorists and Their Work, and the founding editor, then co-editor, and then sole editor of Nursing Theory: Utilization and Application. Dr. Alligood also is the interviewer for Volumes 2 and 3 of the The Nurse Theorist: Portraits of Excellence series of DVDs produced by the Fuld Institute of Technology for Nursing Education (FITNE).

 

 

Ann Marriner Tomey

Dr. Marriner Tomey is Professor Emeritus, College of Nursing, Health, and Human Services, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN. She is the founding editor and later co-editor of several editions of Nursing Theorists and Their Work.