Nursing diagnosis – risk for imbalanced body temperature

ShareRisk for Imbalanced body temperature Definition At risk for failure to maintain body temperature within normal range RISK FACTORS • RISK FOR IMBALANCED BODY TEMPERATURE • Altered metabolic rate • Dehydration • Exposure to extreme hot/cold environments • Advanced age • Extremes of weight • Illness/trauma affecting temperature regulation • Medications causing vasoconstriction • Inactivity/vigorous [...]

Nursig diagnosis – disturbed body image

ShareDisturbed Body Image DEFINITION Confusion in mental picture of one’s physical self DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS • Physiologic changes, behavioral changes, usual patterns of coping with stress • Missing body part, not looking or touching a body part, negative feelings about a body part • Frequent or disparaging comments about aging and its physical manifestations • Personal [...]