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Here are articles written by Dorothy Orem:  


Publications Authored by Dorothea Orem, Nursing Theorist

The Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions holds the Dorothea Orem Collection.  To make an access request to the collection, visit the terms here.  Here is the publications page of this collection.  You’ll see the full catalog on the left of the screen. 

From the Chamberlain College of Nursing databases:  (Note - these citations need to be corrected for APA)

Renpenning, Katherine McLaughlin,R.N., M.ScN., SozWiss, G. B., R.N., Denyes, Mary J, RN,PhD., F.A.A.N., Orem, Dorothea E,R.N., M.S., & Taylor, Susan G,PhD., F.A.A.N. (2011). Explication of the nature and meaning of nursing diagnosis. Nursing Science Quarterly, 24(2), 130. Retrieved from S=N&PAGE=fulltext&D=yrovft&AN=00006236-201104000-00012&PDF=y


Orem, D. (2004). Reflections on nursing practice science: the nature, the structure and the foundation of nursing sciences. Self-Care, Dependent-Care & Nursing, 12(3), 4-11. b.cgi?T=JS&CSC=Y&NEWS=N&PAGE=fulltext&AN=00006236-201101000-



Orem, D. E., Renpenning, K. M., & Taylor, S. G. (2003). Self Care Theory in Nursing: Selected Papers of Dorothea Orem. New York: Springer Publishing Company. bk&AN=246200&site=eds-live


Orem, D. (2001). JAN forum: your views and letters. Journal Of Advanced Nursing, 34(4), 552-553. doi:10.1046/j.1365-2648.2001.01831.x &db=ccm&AN=106630046&site=eds-live&scope=site


Denyes, M. J., Orem, D. E., & Bekel, G. (2001). Self-care: A foundational science. Nursing Science

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Guides For Developing Curricula For The Education Of Practical Nurses.    (see PDF of full text avail on right)


(Bibliography created August 5, 2015)