Archive for the 'Injury' Category

Nursing diagnosis – RISK FOR PERIOPERATIVE POSITIONING INJURY

ShareRISK  FOR  PERIOPERATIVE-POSITIONING INJURY DEFINITION At risk for inadvertent anatomical and physical changes as a result of posture on equipment used during an invasive/surgical procedure RISK FACTORS • Disorientation • Muscle weakness • Edema • Obesity • Emaciation • Sensory–perceptual • Immobilization disturbances from anesthesia ASSESSMENT FOCUS    (Refer  to  comprehensive  assessment  parameters.) • Activity/exercise • [...]

Nursing diagnosis – RISK FOR INJURY

ShareDEFINITION At risk for injury as a result of environmental conditions interacting with the individual’s adaptive and defensive resources RISK FACTORS External Internal • Biological: Community immu- • Abnormal blood profile: nization level; microorganisms Altered clotting factors; • Chemical: Cosmetics; drugs, decreased hemoglobin; leuko- pharmaceutical agents; dyes; alcohol, nicotine, preservatives; poisons cytosis/leucopenia; sickle cell; thalassemia; [...]