Archive for the 'Environmental Interpretation Syndrome' Category

Nursing diagnosis – IMPAIRED ENVIRONMENTAL INTERPRETATION SYNDROME

ShareIMPAIRED  ENVIRONMENTAL INTERPRETATION  SYNDROME DEFINITION Consistent lack of orientation to person, place, time, or circumstances over more than 3 to 6 months necessitating a protective environment DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS • Chronic confusion • Consistent state of disorientation to environment • Inability to reason, concentrate, or follow simple instructions • Loss of occupation or social function resulting [...]