Archive for the 'Electrolyte Imbalance' Category

Nursing diagnosis – RISK FOR ELECTROLYTE IMBALANCE

ShareRISK  FOR  ELECTROLYTE  IMBALANCE DEFINITION At risk for change in serum electrolyte levels that may compromise health RISK FACTORS • Fluid imbalance (e.g., dehydra- • Renal dysfunction tion, water intoxication) • Endocrine dysfunction • Treatment-related side effects • Impaired regulatory mechanisms (e.g., medications, drains) (e.g., diabetes insipidus, syn- • Diarrhea drome of inappropriate • Vomiting [...]