The Corbin and Strauss
Trajectory Model proposed that nursing care should differ along a
trajectory of eight phases to meet patients' and families' needs.
Chronic Illness Theory - Nursing 765, Lecture Notes, Chronic
Illness. - Old Dominion University, School of Nursing .
Re-thinking stroke rehabilitation: the Corbin and Strauss
chronic illness trajectory framework (Burton.
C.R. 2000. Journal of Advanced Nursing 32, 3 p 595-602) (PDF
Hope and the
Illness Trajectory - The concept of illness trajectory
Considers the time
from diagnosis through the various perturbations of disease
progression and remission.
the initial illness.
(during which the patient’s function is maintained).
(during which there is disease recurrence).
trajectory” (during which the person’s ability to function is in
decline and results ultimately in death). (Corbin
and Strauss, 1991)
Anselm L. Strauss - (December
18, 1916 - September 5, 1996)
Sociologist Anselm Strauss was internationally known as a medical
sociologist (especially for his pioneering attention to chronic
illness and dying) and as the developer (with Barney Glaser) of
grounded theory, an innovative method of qualitative analysis
widely used in sociology, nursing, education, social work, and
Juliet Corbin, RN DNSc
- Juliet Corbin, RN DNSc. Adjunct
Professor. Lecturer. San Jose State University.