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Nursing diagnosis – ADULT FAILURE TO THRIVE

ShareADULT  FAILURE  TO  THRIVE DEFINITION Progressive functional deterioration of a physical and cognitive nature. The individual’s ability to live with multisystem diseases, cope with ensuing problems, and manage his/her care are remarkably diminished DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS • Cognitive decline, as evidenced by problems with responding appropriately to environmental stimuli and decreased perception • Consumption of limited [...]