Orem's self-care model: is it relevant to patients in intensive care?

@article{Jacobs1990OremsSM,
  title={Orem's self-care model: is it relevant to patients in intensive care?},
  author={Corrie J W F M Jacobs},
  journal={Intensive care nursing},
  year={1990},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={100-3}
}
Nursing care in the intensive therapy unit has tended to follow a medical model and has concentrated on the physical needs of the patient. With the emergence of nursing models intensive care nurses are beginning to question more than previously the care that they are giving. The use of a structured model gives direction to patient care and potentially… CONTINUE READING