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COELHO, Sónia Margarida Santos  and  MENDES, Isabel Margarida Dias Monteiro. From research to nursing practice applying the Roy adaptation model. Esc. Anna Nery [online]. 2011, vol.15, n.4, pp.845-850. ISSN 1414-8145.

The models and theories of nursing contribute to the development of nursing knowledge, guiding the research towards the development of the discipline and practice accordingly. According to the Roy Adaptation Model, the person has to be seen as an adaptive mechanism that allows the adaptation of behavior in response to environmental stimuli. In fact, the person is the central focus of nursing care, always aiming at the improvement of care based on research. The methodology of the Roy Adaptation Model is based on the applicability of the nursing process, making it easier for nurses to collect data, establish goals and nursing diagnoses, the determination of nursing interventions and the subsequent evaluation process. Thus the objective of this research is to critically review the application of the Roy Adaptation Model applied into the practice and nursing research.

Keywords : Nursing Theory; Adaptation Model; Nursing.

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