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Margaret. Nursing educator, theorist, and researcher. Her interest in time, movement, and health began in rehabilitation nursing and is based on Martha rogers' conceptual system of nursing. This laid the groundwork for the development of her theory, health as expanding consciousness, proposed as a paradigm of health for nursing practice.
Newman, Margaret A.
Etymology: b. 1933
a nursing theorist who contributed to the study of nursing theories and models by defining three approaches to the discovery of nursing theory: "borrowing" of theories from related disciplines, analyzing nursing practice situations in search of conceptual relationships, and creating new conceptual systems from which theories can be derived.