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The focus of this assignment is to describe, analyze and critically appraise a middle-range theory and its connection to a current clinical nursing practice. components: 1. Intro 2. Brief description of theory, major concepts and interrelationships 3. Critical analysis of the theory’s application to professional, clinical practice 4. Critical appraisal of the theoretical adequacy of the theory including: clarity, simplicity, generality, accessibility, and importance (Chinn & Kramer’s (2011) five criteria for determining adequacy – presenting the assessment in relation to the theory as a whole, as well as their chosen clinical issue or situation 5. Conclusion – summary of key learnings from appraising a middle range theory Clinical issue: Advocating for my patient who has bilateral pain in both lower extremities due to having deep vein thrombosis. As a student, I advocated to the physician for a new medication order other than the tylenol prescription PRN (as needed). I then received a new medication order for my patient (naproxen) Theory = Mid-Range Theory of Patient Advocacy Bu, X., & Jezewski, M.A. (2007). Developing a mid-range theory of patient advocacy through concept analysis. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 57(1), 101-110. Paper needs a minimum of 3 nursing journal article references and other nursing references (CNO professional standards, and RNAO best practice guidelines, WHO – determinants of health etc.)