Orem's Model of Self-Care within Nursing Analytical Essay by Quality Writers

Orem's Model of Self-Care within Nursing
A literature analysis of Orem's model of self-care as it relates to nursing in the elderly.
# 103873 | 1,384 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on May 29, 2008 in Medical and Health (Nursing) , English (Analysis) , Aging (Gerontology)

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This paper defines and discusses Orem's model of self-care in nursing. The paper identifies the issues related to increased autonomy for patients in respect to identifying and promoting their own health care needs, while also also ensuring that the patient receives care from health care professionals, family and friends when needed. The paper analyzes current research on this topic.

Table of Contents:
Summarization of Literature
Positive Factors Relating to Nursing Practice
Negative Factors Relating to Nursing Practice
Personal Perspectives towards Orem's Model of Self-Care and Long-Term Nursing Care

From the Paper:

"Orem's model of self-care promotes specific health goals that increase the autonomy and the self-care of the patient. Not all patients can benefit from all aspects of this model, but most patients are likely to achieve a greater degree of control over how and to what extent their health care needs are met. The model shows substantial positive outcomes as a component of health care, as it promotes improved diagnosis, improved communication between the health care provider and the patient, and reliance on others to supplement the patient's health care needs when specific outcomes cannot be met by the patient alone."

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Dijkstra, A.; Buist, G.; Moorer, P.; & Dassen, T. (2000). A reliability and utility study of the care dependency scale. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences. 14. 155 - 161.
  • Eshun, A. B. (1999). Effective rehabilitation of older people. Nursing Standard. 3 (4). 39 - 43.
  • LeMone, P. & McDaniel, R. W. (2004). An integrated approach to an analysis of symptom management in patients with cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum. 31(1). 65 - 70
  • Proot, I. M.; Crebolder, H. F.J.M.; Abu-Saad, H.H.; Macor, T. H.G.M.; & Meulen, R. H.J. T. (2000). Facilitating and constraining factors on autonomy. Clinical Nursing Research. 9 (4). 460 - 475.

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