Archive for the 'Maintenance' Category

Nursing diagnosis – IMPAIRED HOME MAINTENANCE

ShareIMPAIRED  HOME  MAINTENANCE DEFINITION Inability to independently maintain a safe growth-promoting imme- diate environment DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS • Difficulty in maintaining home in a comfortable environment • Outstanding debts or financial crises • Request for assistance with home maintenance • Disorderly surroundings • Unwashed or unavailable cooking equipment, clothes, or linens • Accumulation of dirt, food [...]

Nursing diagnosis – INEFFECTIVE HEALTH MAINTENANCE

ShareINEFFECTIVE  HEALTH  MAINTENANCE DEFINITION Inability to identify, manage, and/or seek out help to maintain health DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS · Demonstrated lack of adaptive behaviors (internal or external environmental changes) · Demonstrated lack of knowledge regarding basic health practices · History of lack of health-seeking behaviors · Reported or observed impairment of personal support systems · Reported [...]