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 [...]

Nursing diagnosis – anxiety

ShareAnxiety DEFINITION Vague uneasy feeling of discomfort or dread accompanied by an autonomic response (the source often non-specific or unknown to the individual); a feeling of apprehension caused by anticipation of danger. It is an alerting signal that warns of impeding danger and enables the individual to take measures to deal with threat DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS [...]