Nursing diagnosis – RISK FOR INFECTION

ShareRISK  FOR  INFECTION DEFINITION At risk for being invaded by pathogenic organisms RISK FACTORS • Altered immune function • Pharmaceutical agents • Amniotic membrane rupture • Inadequate primary (such as • Chronic disease skin) or secondary (such as • Environmental exposure to inflammatory response) pathogens defenses • Invasive procedures • Malnutrition • Lack of knowledge [...]