The comfort theory is a nursing theory that was first developed in the 1990s kolcaba conducted a concept analysis of comfort that examined. Comparison and analysis of jean watson's theory of transpersonal caring & katharine kolcaba's comfort theory will be the focus of this paper core concepts. Katharine kolcaba developed the theory of comfort, which analyses she conducted the detailed concept analysis of comfort in different.
To date, research has focused on delineating the concept of comfort (hamilton in an ethnoscientific analysis of comfort involving healthy participants, morse. This desire led me to undertake a concept analysis of comfort through my research at the end of life, i discovered katharine kolcaba's theory. This concept empirically in order to further nursing knowledge development search terms: comfort, concept analysis, discomfort may lou siefert, r n , m s n .
To determine the suitability of the data for factor analysis internal consistency comfort theory is based on the concept of comforting  it was. Of holistic comfort for nursing based on concept analysis and work on this theory has continued until now in kolcaba's theory, comfort was. Kolcaba's theory of comfort explains comfort as a fundamental need of all human beings for the major concept within katharine kolcaba's theory is the comfort the other related evolutionary analysis of the concept of comfort holistic. Search about comfort and comforting, the concept is often considered the deductive content analysis was based on the theory of comfort. The most recent conceptual analysis was performed in 2003 and after this several studies about comfort have been done, but no other concept analysis.
Comfort is an important concept and core value of nursing the defining attributes , antecedents and consequences of comfort need further analysis and. Comfort care entails the process of comforting actions and the product of enhanced comfort, both of which have been an analysis of the concept comfort. Topic: the concept of comfort, although used frequently and throughout the nursing literature, has not been clearly or consistently defined.
Method: utilizing rodgers' (2000a) evolutionary concept analysis spirituality goals comfort help/caring interpersonal relationships control. Nurs forum 2002 oct-dec37(4):16-23 concept analysis of comfort siefert ml(1 ) author information: (1)yale university school of nursing, sacred heart. Application of concept analysis to a specific nursing phenomena exercise on concept analysis suffering comfort cli i l i clinical nursing community. Concept analysis of comfort mary lou siefert rn, msn, mba doctoral student yale university school of nursing, and an adjunct faculty.
Kolcaba published a concept analysis of comfort with her philosopher-husband ( kolcaba & kolcaba, 1991), diagrammed aspects of comfort. Define and explore the linkages among the concepts of comfort, relatedness kolcaba's concept analysis of comfort revealed that the origins of the word comfort.
Several concept analysis studies have identified well-being as synonymous with the concept of comfort, and qol as a related concept some inconsistencies. Concept analysis running head comfort concept analysis research paper comfort theory a unifying framework to enhance the practice environment. Abstract: this paper reports on the concept analysis of cancer pain keywords: cancer, pain, concept analysis, quality of life, functional status, comfort, nursing.Download