Nursing diagnosis – INEFFECTIVE INFANT FEEDING PATTERN

ShareINEFFECTIVE  INFANT  FEEDING  PATTERN DEFINITION Impaired ability of an infant to suck or coordinate the suck/swallow response resulting in inadequate oral nutrition for metabolic needs DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS • Inability to coordinate sucking, swallowing, and breathing • Inability to initiate or sustain effective suck RELATED FACTORS • Anatomic abnormality • Oral hypersensitivity • Neurological delay or [...]

Nursing diagnosis – READINESS FOR ENHANCED ORGANIZED INFANT BEHAVIOR

ShareREADINESS  FOR  ENHANCED  ORGANIZED INFANT  BEHAVIOR DEFINITION A pattern of modulation of the physiologic and behavioral systems of functioning (such as autonomic, motor, state-organizational, self- regulatory, and attentional–interactional systems) in an infant that is satisfactory but that can be improved DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS • Use of some self-regulatory behaviors • Definite sleep–wake states • Responsiveness to [...]

Nursing diagnosis – RISK FOR DISORGANIZED INFANT BEHAVIOR

ShareRISK FOR DISORGANIZED INFANT BEHAVIOR DEFINITION Risk for alteration in integration and modulation of the physiologi- cal and behavioral systems of functioning (such as autonomic, motor, state-organizational, self-regulatory, and attentional–interac- tional systems) RISK FACTORS • Environmental overstimulation • Oral or motor problems • Invasive or painful procedures • Pain • Lack of containment or • [...]

Nursing diagnosis – DISORGANIZED INFANT BEHAVIOR

ShareDISORGANIZED  INFANT  BEHAVIOR DEFINITION Disintegrated physiological and neurobehavioral responses of infant to the environment DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS • Attention–interaction system—abnormal response to sensory stimuli (e.g., difficulty soothing, inability to sustain alert status) • Motor-system—altered primitive reflexes; finger splaying; jittery, uncoordinated movement; increased or decreased tone; startles, tremors, or twitches • Physiological—arrhythmias, bradycardia, or tachycardia; desatura- tion; [...]

Nursing diagnosis – RISK FOR SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME

ShareRISK  FOR  SUDDEN  INFANT DEATH  SYNDROME DEFINITION Presence of risk factors for an infant under 1 year of age RISK FACTORS Modifiable • Consistent disorientation to • Delayed prenatal care environment • Infant overheating Partially Modifiable • Infant over wrapping • Low birth weight • Infants placed to sleep in a • Prematurity prone position [...]