Nursing diagnosis – DELAYED GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

ShareDELAYED  GROWTH  AND  DEVELOPMENT DEFINITION Deviations from age-group norms DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS • Altered physical growth • Delay or difficulty in performing motor, social, or expressive skills typical of age group • Flat affect • Listlessness and decreased response • Inability to perform self-care activities or maintain self-control at age-appropriate level RELATED FACTORS • Effect of [...]

Nursing diagnosis – RISK FOR DELAYED DEVELOPMENT

ShareRISK  FOR  DELAYED  DEVELOPMENT DEFINITION At risk for delay of 25% or more in one or more of the areas of social or self-regulatory behavior, or in cognitive, language, gross or fine motor skills RISK FACTORS • Adopted child • Hearing impairment • Behavior disorders • Inadequate nutrition • Brain damage • Genetic disorders • [...]