Nursing diagnosis – IMPAIRED WHEELCHAIR MOBILITY

ShareIMPAIRED  WHEELCHAIR  MOBILITY DEFINITION Limitation of independent operation of wheelchair within environment DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS • Impaired ability to operate a manual or power wheelchair on curbs, even surfaces, uneven surfaces, and/or an incline or a decline RELATED FACTORS • Cognitive impairment • Environmental constraints • Deconditioning • Impaired vision • Deficient knowledge • Limited endurance [...]

Nursing diagnosis – IMPAIRED PHYSICAL MOBILITY

ShareIMPAIRED  PHYSICAL  MOBILITY DEFINITION Limitation in independent, purposeful physical movement of the body or of one or more extremities DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS • Gait changes, postural instability; difficulty turning • Limited ROM; ability to perform fine and gross motor skills • Movement-induced tremor, uncoordinated or jerky movements • Slowed and/or uncoordinated movements; reaction time. • Substitution [...]

Nursing diagnosis – IMPAIRED BED MOBILITY

ShareIMPAIRED  BED  MOBILITY DEFINITION Limitation of independent movement from one bed position to another DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS Impaired ability to perform the following actions while in bed: • Move from supine to long sitting or long sitting to supine • Move from supine to prone or prone to supine • Move from supine to sitting or [...]