Nursing diagnosis – IMPAIRED ENVIRONMENTAL INTERPRETATION SYNDROME

ShareIMPAIRED  ENVIRONMENTAL INTERPRETATION  SYNDROME DEFINITION Consistent lack of orientation to person, place, time, or circumstances over more than 3 to 6 months necessitating a protective environment DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS • Chronic confusion • Consistent state of disorientation to environment • Inability to reason, concentrate, or follow simple instructions • Loss of occupation or social function resulting [...]

Nursing diagnosis – RISK FOR DISUSE SYNDROME

ShareRISK  FOR  DISUSE  SYNDROME DEFINITION At risk for deterioration of body systems as the result of prescribed or unavoidable musculoskeletal inactivity RISK FACTORS •   Altered LOC •   Prescribed immobilization •   Mechanical immobilization •   Severe pain •   Paralysis ASSESSMENT FOCUS    (Refer  to  comprehensive  assessment  parameters.) • Activity/exercise • Neurocognition • Cardiac function • Respiratory function • [...]

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 [...]