Joyce J. Fitzpatrick - Rhythm Model

Joyce J. Fitzpatrick 1944-

Rhythm Model

The four content concepts that comprise Fitzpatrick's theory are person, health, wellness-illness and metaparadigm.

Fitzpatrick, J. J. (1987). Use of existing nursing models. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 13(9), 8-9.

Fitzpatrick, J. J., Halloran, E. J., & Algase, D. I. (1987). An experiment in nursing revisited. Nursing Outlook, 35(1), 29-33.

Fitzpatrick, J. J. (1988). GN theory based on Rogers' conceptual model. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 14(9), 14-16.

Pressler, J. L. (1996). Fitzpatrick's rhythm model. In J. J. Fitzpatrick  &  A. L. Whall (Eds.), Conceptual models of nursing: Analysis and application (3rd ed., pp. 305-329).  Stamford, CT: Appleton & Lange.

MacDonald du Mont, P., Alexander, J. E., Beckman, S. J., Chapman-Boyce, P., Coleman-Ehmke, S., Hailway, C. A., Justus, R. G., Pung, R. A., & Smith, C. R. (1998).  Joyce J. Fitzpatrick: Life perspective rhythm model.  In A.M. Tomey & M.R. Alligood (Eds.),  Nursing theorists and their work (4th ed., pp. 482-495). St. Louis: Mosby.

Overview of Joyce Fitzpatrick's Nursing Theory"