general systems framework

general systems framework

A conceptual model of nursing developed by Imogene King in which individuals and groups are categorized into three interacting systems—personal, interpersonal, and social—and in which the goal of nursing is to help people remain healthy so that they can function in their social roles. It is now known as King's Conceptual System.
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King is well-known to generations of nursing students for her "General Systems Framework" theory of nursing.

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