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  • Katharine Kolcaba

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    Katharine Kolcaba's Theory of Comfort Kelly Ferreira Summer, 2004. In the early part of the 20th century, comfort was the central goal of nursing and medicine. Comfort was the nurse's first consideration. A "good nurse" made patients comfortable. In the early 1900's, textbooks emphasized the role of a health care provider in assuring emotional and physical comfort and in adjusting the patient's environment. For example, in 1926, Harmer advocated that nursing care be

  • The Comfort Theory : Katharine Kolcaba

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    Introduction Katharine Kolcaba Nurse Theorist developed the comfort theory. The comfort theory as described by Ms. Kolcaba, is the obtaining of strength by getting needs for comfort addressed in four perspectives instantly. These contexts include a patient’s physical as well as psycho-spiritual. Also included in this is the socio-cultural and environmental (Masters 2004). The purpose of this paper is to discuss Katharinie Kolcaba’s theory, the comfort theory, and how this theory can be used in

  • Saint Katharine Drexel Essay

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    Katharine once said, “Christ wishes the Christian Community to be a body that is perfect because we work together towards a single end, and the higher the motive which actuates this collaboration the higher, no doubt, will be the union. Now the end in question is supremely exalted: the continuous sanctification of the Body for the glory of God and the Lamb that was slain.” (A-Z Quotes). This quote describes Katharine’s way of working towards creating her orphanages and schools with her order. Despite

  • Katharine Brush The Birthday Party

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    Are relationships best built between introverts and extroverts? “The Birthday Party” by Katharine Brush is a story ridden with metaphors and symbolism. The story is narrated by an individual seated opposite to the two main characters, in a small-scale restaurant having dinner. Katharine Brush asserts her belief that an individual identity is affected negatively by the clashing of opposing identities; mostly within relationships. The situation of the story starts of splendid and merry until the

  • Katharine Brush's The Birthday Party

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    months planning the right thing to give to your significant other on their birthday. However, when you present them with your gif. You receive malicious comments rather than gratuity from him or her. This leaves you heartbroken and maybe even angry. Katharine Brush writes in her short story, “Birthday Party” about a birthday party gone awry. She explains the events of the evening and even sympathizes with the woman. The couple who seemed to be in their “late thirties” were dining together in a narrow

  • The Book Of Job By Katharine Dell

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    ““There are some who say we are not truly human until we have suffered” 1 as said by Katharine Dell. There is also a though throughout the bible that God makes us suffer for our wrongdoings and past offenses. If this is so, then the protagonist of the Book of Job put both of these thoughts to the test while remaining faithful to God. Similarly to Job in “John” chapter nine, Jesus’ disciples question him in regards to human suffering and punishment from God. The idea of punishing a child for their

  • Katharine Brush's Essay Birthday Party

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    In the essay Birthday Party by Katharine Brush, she uses tone and imagery to achieve her purpose of showing that there is more to people than what is seen on the outside. This essay starts out with a happy tone “they looked unmistakably married”(line 1-2). It then goes on to use vivid imagery to further describe the scene for example, “ the man had a round, self-satisfied face, with glasses on it with glasses on it; the women was fadingly pretty, in a big hat”(line 3-4). From the first look at

  • Personal Essay On 'Mass Who's Comming To Diner'

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    feelings from watching it, I don’t have much to say about “GUESS WHO’S COMING TO DINNER?”, because the main message the director: Stanley Kramer, script writer: William Rose and actors: Spencer Tracy, Sidney Poitier, and Katharine Hepburn, and features Hepburn's niece Katharine Houghton are trying to convey; (the racism and interracial marriage in the USA) are truly distant to me personally. In my country of origin and furthermore, in our national history, we never experienced slavery in the form

  • The Lord Family Mansion At The Beginning Of The Film

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    that located in the front of the Lord family mansion, where different breeds of flowers and trees were planted. Beside the mansion, there was also a full size and clean swimming pool. Furthermore, at the beginning of the movie, I observed while Katharine was talking to her mother about the second wedding, there were several maid and butler working on food and declaration in the background. I also noticed the decorations in the lord family mansion. For instance, the classical clock and the beautiful

  • Analysis Of Wilbur Wright 's Life

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    Wilbur Wright was born on April 16,1867. His brother, Orville, was born on August 19, 1871. Orville and Wilbur had two elder brothers Reuchlin (1861-1920) and Lorin (1862-1939), and a younger sister Katharine (1874-1929). Their parents were Bishop Milton Wright (1828-1917) and Susan Catherine (Koerner) Wright (1831-1889). Their father worked as a minister in various churches, and as a consequence the family frequently moved around. Their father encouraged his children to read widely and discuss issues