open access articles on nursing
theories and models
- Theorists: Nancy Roper, Winifred W. Logan and Alison J. Tierney
- One of the widely used nursing model in the United Kingdom.
- Also referred as a Human Needs Model
- A model of nursing care based on activities of daily living
Activities of Living (ALs)
There are 12 activities, some of which are essential such as
breathing and others that which enhance the quality of life.
- Maintaining a safe environment
- Eating and drinking
- Washing and dressing
- Controlling temperature
- Working and playing
- Expressing sexuality
- Death and dying
Factors influencing activities of living
- Kara M.Using the Roper, Logan and Tierney model in care of
people with COPD. J Clin Nurs. 2007 Jul;16(7B):223-33.
- Murphy K, Cooney A, Casey D, Connor M, O'Connor J, Dineen B. The
Roper, Logan and Tierney (1996) model: perceptions and
operationalization of the model in psychiatric nursing within a
health board in Ireland. J Adv Nurs. 2000 Jun;31(6):1333-41.
- O'Connor M, Timmins F. Using the Roper, Logan and
Tierney model in a neonatal ICU. Prof Nurse. 2002
- Roper N, Logan WW, Tierney AJ. The Elements of Nursing.
Churchill Livingstone, 1980.
- Roper N, Logan W and Tierney A. The elements of nursing 4th ed.
Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone, 1996.
- Wimpenny P. The meaning of models of nursing to practising
nurses. Journal of Advanced Nursing 40(3), 346–354, 2002.
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