Nursing diagnosis – risk for activity intolerance

ShareRisk for Activity Intolerance DEFINITION At risk for experiencing insufficient physiological or psychological energy to endure or complete required or desired activity RISK FACTORS • Circulatory or respiratory problems • History of previous intolerance • Inexperience with a particular activity • Deconditioned status ASSESSMENT FOCUS (Refer to comprehensive assessment parameters.) • Activity/exercise • Cardiac function [...]

Nursing diagnosis – activity intolerance

ShareActivity Intolerance DEFINITION Insufficient physiological or psychological energy to endure or complete required or desired daily activities DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS • Abnormal blood pressure and heart rate response to activity • Electrocardiographic changes reflecting arrhythmias and/or ischemia • Exertional discomfort and/or dyspnea • Verbal report of fatigue and/or weakness RELATED FACTORS • Bed rest • Immobility [...]