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Nursing Diagnosis

This is an archive of NANDA nursing diagnosis list and examples that you can use to create your care plan.

A nursing diagnosis may be part of the nursing process and is a clinical judgment about individual, family, or community experiences/responses to actual or potential health problems/life processes. Nursing diagnoses are developed based on data obtained during the nursing assessment.

If you want to learn on how to formulate a NANDA nursing diagnosis, please visit Nursing Diagnosis List and Guide (2020) ».

Sedentary Lifestyle

The nursing diagnosis Sedentary Lifestyle is defined as reports a habit of life that is characterized by low physical activity level. Learn about the nursing interventions, care plan goals, and related factors for the Sedentary Lifestyle nursing diagnosis.  

Noncompliance

Noncomplance: Behavior of person and/or caregiver that fails to coincide with a health-promoting or therapeutic plan agreed on by the person (and/or family and/or community) and health care professional.

Impaired Dentition

The nursing diagnosis Impaired Dentition is defined as a disruption in tooth development or eruption patterns or structural integrity of the teeth.

Chronic Confusion

Chronic Confusion: an irreversible, long-standing, and/or progressive deterioration of intellect and personality characterized by decreased ability to interpret environmental stimuli, decreased capacity for intellectual thought processes, and manifested by disturbances of memory, orientation, and behavior.

Situational Low Self-Esteem

Situational Low Self-Esteem: Development of a negative perception of self-worth in response to current situation.

Bowel Incontinence

Bowel Incontinence: Change in normal bowel habits characterized by involuntary passage of stool.

Risk for Electrolyte Imbalance

Risk for Electrolyte Imbalance: At risk for change in serum electrolyte levels that may compromise health.

Grieving

Grieving: A normal complex process that includes emotional, physical, spiritual, social, and intellectual responses and behaviors by which individuals, families, and communities incorporate an actual, anticipated, or perceived loss into their daily lives.

Nausea

Nausea: An unpleasant, wavelike sensation in the back of the throat, epigastrium, or throughout the abdomen that may or may not lead to vomiting.

Risk for Impaired Skin Integrity

Risk for Impaired Skin Integrity: At risk for skin being adversely altered.

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