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 – risk prone health behavior

ShareRisk prone health behavior DEFINITION Impaired ability to modify lifestyle/behaviors in a manner consistent with a change in health status DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS • Demonstration of nonacceptance of health status to achieve optimal sense of control • Failure to take action to prevent future health problems • Denial of health status change • RISK-PRONE HEALTH BEHAVIOR [...]