Neuman's systems model


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Neuman's systems model

 
a conceptual model of nursing, formulated by Betty neuman, concerned with variances from wellness, the presence of stressors, and the need of the client system to attain and maintain stability.

Neuman's systems model

A conceptual model of nursing developed by Betty Neuman in which individuals and groups are considered client systems made up of physiological, psychological, sociocultural, developmental, and spiritual variables that respond to stress The goal of nursing is to facilitate optimal wellness through retention, attainment, or maintenance of client system stability. These three goals are referred to respectively, as primary prevention, secondary prevention, and tertiary prevention interventions.
See also: Neuman, Betty
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To create a wellness construct, Neuman's Systems Model (Neuman & Fawcett, 2002) was adapted to provide a basis for this study because it presents a broad, comprehensive, holistic perspective, suitable for multidisciplinary settings.
Neuman's Systems Model "directs researchers to study patient's perceptions"(Breckenridge, 1997, p.
The OHRQL model is based on three existing health care models: the Wilson & Cleary HRQL model; the Natural History of Disease Model; and Neuman's Systems Model for Nursing.