Archive for the 'Communication' Category

Nursing diagnosis – READINESS FOR ENHANCED COMMUNICATION

ShareREADINESS  FOR  ENHANCED COMMUNICATION DEFINITION A pattern of exchanging information and ideas with others that is suf- ficient for meeting one’s needs and life’s goals, and can be strengthened DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS • Expresses willingness to enhance communication ability • Can speak or write language clearly • Forms words, phrases, and language with articulation • Uses [...]

Nursing diagnosis – IMPAIRED VERBAL COMMUNICATION

ShareIMPAIRED  VERBAL  COMMUNICATION DEFINITION Decreased, delayed, or absent ability to receive, process, transmit, and use a system of symbols DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS • Disorientation to person, space, • Dyspnea time • Impaired articulation • Difficulty comprehending and • Inability or lack of desire to maintaining usual communica- tion pattern speak • Inability to speak dominant • [...]