Effect of Nursing Care Guided by Roy’s Adaptation Model on Self-Evaluation of Women After Caesarean Section

Amal Mohamed Gamal, Gamila Gaber Ayoub, Amal Khalifa Khalil, Afaf Abdel Malek Hussein


Postpartum caesarean section is a critical time in the women life. During that time, the women need physical and psychological care as well as guidance for healthy practices for their health and newborns.  Aim: The study aimed to assess the effect of nursing care guided by Roy’s adaptation model on self-evaluation of women after caesarean section. Methods: A quasi-experimental design with pre and post-test was utilized.  Sample: A purposive sample of 60 women after caesarean section. Setting: The study was carried out at University and Teaching Hospital at Shebin El-Kom. instruments: An interviewing questionnaire,  postpartum follow-up form and post-partum self-evaluation questionnaire Results: There was a highly statistically significant improvement in the post intervention than the pre intervention regarding of puerperium problems and adaptation after cesarean section after implementation of Roy’s adaptation model (P < 0.001) Conclusions: The implementation of Roy’s adaptation model assisted  in stopping the majority of puerperium issues after cesarean section. The difference between most complaints was found to be statistically significant (p < 0.05; p < 0.001) during the week of data collection. Recommendations: Roy’s adaptation model will be helpful if included incorporated as essential part of routine postpartum care.

Keywords: Roy’s adaptation model, caesarean section, self-evaluation of women after caesarean section

DOI: 10.7176/JHMN/67-05

Publication date:October 31st 2019


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