Roper-Logan-Tierney Model of Nursing

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Roper-Logan-Tierney Model of Nursing

A conceptual model of nursing developed and refined by Nancy Roper, Winifred W. Logan, and Alison J. Tierney. The model focuses on individualized activities of living. The goal of this model of nursing is to provide individualized care.
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Results: The evaluation of responses to the PLNS and its subscales revealed that the mean scores were 26.9310.62 for drugs; 26.1511.43 for activities of living; 19.785.54 for community and follow up; 16.86 5.47 for feelings related to condition; 34.36.99 for treatment and complications; 28.207.40 for enhancing quality of life; and 13.646.54 for skin care.
Several studies aiming at the determination of patient learning needs2-6 have reported the primary learning needs to be complications and medications whereas other studies7-9 have reported that the most important learning needs were about activities of living and enhancing quality of life.
The scale consists of 7 subscales (medications activities of living community and follow up feelings related to condition treatment and complications enhancing quality of life skin care) and a total of 50 items.
According to the age groups there was a statistically significantly high difference in medications activities of living; community and follow up skin care and PLNS total scores among the participants.
Female participants had significantly higher scores for the subscales of activities of living community and follow up feelings related to condition enhancing quality of life and skin care than males.
With regard to occupations there were statistically significant differences between the participants' total scale scores and mean scores for the subscales of medications activities of living community and follow up treatment and complications enhancing quality of life and skin care.
With regard to the level of education there were statistically significant differences among the participants' scores for the subscales of medications activities of living community and follow up treatment and complications enhancing quality of life and skin care and PLNS total mean scores.
Participants' scores for the PLNS subscales of medications activities of living and their total scores were significantly higher in the departments of internal medicine whereas their scores for the subscale of feelings related to condition were significantly higher in the surgical clinic.
In studies addressing learning needs of patients and caregivers the most important learning needs were about treatment and complications medications and activities of living.2-18 However some studies have reported different results.917 In this study the patients had the highest learning needs in the domains of treatment and complications enhancing quality of life medications activities of living community and follow-up feelings related to condition and skin care respectively.
It was discovered that females had higher scores for the PLNS subscales of activities of living community and follow up feelings related to condition enhancing quality of life and skin care and had higher PLNS total mean scores than males.
Lead study author and ophthalmologist, Neeru Gupta said: "Now that we know that eye movement reaction times are delayed in people with glaucoma there is an opportunity to understand the effects of glaucoma on daily activities of living that most of us take for granted, such as walking up and down stairs, driving, navigating and reading.
Focusing on the principle of providing safe and effective care in order to protect the public, chapters use the activities of living model in use in Europe and Australia, and address the roles and responsibilities of the nurse, the concept of vulnerability, assessment, safety, communication, nutrition, the gastrointestinal and urinary systems, the respiratory system, personal cleansing and dressing, movement and mobility, maintaining body temperature, work and leisure assessment, sexuality, sleep, and death and dying.
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