Archive for the 'Disuse Syndrome' Category

Nursing diagnosis – RISK FOR DISUSE SYNDROME

ShareRISK  FOR  DISUSE  SYNDROME DEFINITION At risk for deterioration of body systems as the result of prescribed or unavoidable musculoskeletal inactivity RISK FACTORS •   Altered LOC •   Prescribed immobilization •   Mechanical immobilization •   Severe pain •   Paralysis ASSESSMENT FOCUS    (Refer  to  comprehensive  assessment  parameters.) • Activity/exercise • Neurocognition • Cardiac function • Respiratory function • [...]