There is no definition of the nursing model but nursing has practice models and

There is no definition of the nursing model but

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There is no definition of the nursing model, but nursing has practice models and theories that emphasize the more holistic approach to disease that is taken by nursing. Nursing practice is more of a life-systems overview than an organ-systems overview. For example, if you break your leg, you need a doctor to confirm that your leg is broken. You also need someone who is going to recognize that this leg injury causes you to lose the ability to do things in your life that you could do easily before the injury. The doctor might surgically repair the fractured leg and prescribe pain-killers, but the nurse might prescribe a visiting nurse, social services, or extra ace- wraps. The difference in the two practice problems is which person is going to make your actual life better, not just your leg. It is imperative that our PICOT question is based on a nursing practice problem as that is what is within the scope of practice as a nurse. Nursing PICOT questions provide the foundation for nursing interventions, the activities that are within a nurses scope of practice, for patient care and outcomes. Reference:
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Leng, S. (2013). The medical model versus the nursing model: A difference in philosophy. Retrieved from: - difference-philosophy.html
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