Nursing diagnosis – deficient diversional activity

ShareDeficient Diversional Activity DEFINITION Decreased stimulation from (or interest or engagement in) recreational or leisure activities DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS • Usual hobbies are not performed in hospital setting. • Patient states feelings of boredom or wishing for something to do. RELATED FACTORS • Environmental lack of diversional activity ASSESSMENT FOCUS (Refer to comprehensive assessment parameters.) • [...]

Nursing diagnosis – risk for activity intolerance

ShareRisk for Activity Intolerance DEFINITION At risk for experiencing insufficient physiological or psychological energy to endure or complete required or desired activity RISK FACTORS • Circulatory or respiratory problems • History of previous intolerance • Inexperience with a particular activity • Deconditioned status ASSESSMENT FOCUS (Refer to comprehensive assessment parameters.) • Activity/exercise • Cardiac function [...]

Nursing diagnosis – activity intolerance

ShareActivity Intolerance DEFINITION Insufficient physiological or psychological energy to endure or complete required or desired daily activities DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS • Abnormal blood pressure and heart rate response to activity • Electrocardiographic changes reflecting arrhythmias and/or ischemia • Exertional discomfort and/or dyspnea • Verbal report of fatigue and/or weakness RELATED FACTORS • Bed rest • Immobility [...]

Nursing diagnosis – ineffective activity planning

ShareIneffective Activity Planning DEFINITION Inability to prepare for a set of actions fixed in time and under certain conditions DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS • Verbalization of fear toward a task to be undertaken • Verbalization of worries toward a task to be undertaken • Excessive anxieties toward a task to be undertaken • Failure pattern of behavior [...]