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Appendix B Nursing Diagnoses

ALPHABETICAL LISTING
Activity Intolerance

Activity Intolerance, Risk for

Airway Clearance, Ineffective

Allergy Response, Latex

Allergy Response, Risk for Latex

Anxiety

Anxiety, Death

Aspiration, Risk for

Attachment, Risk for Impaired Parent/Infant/Child

Autonomic Dysreflexia

Autonomic Dysreflexia, Risk for

Body Image, Disturbed

Body Temperature, Risk for Imbalanced

Bowel Incontinence

Breastfeeding, Effective

Breastfeeding, Ineffective

Breastfeeding, Interrupted

Breathing Pattern, Ineffective

Cardiac Output, Decreased

Caregiver Role Strain

Caregiver Role Strain, Risk for

Comfort, Readiness for Enhanced


Communication, Impaired Verbal

Communication, Readiness for Enhanced

Conflict, Decisional

Conflict, Parental Role

Confusion, Acute

Confusion, Chronic

Confusion, Risk for Acute

Constipation

Constipation, Perceived

Constipation, Risk for

Contamination

Contamination, Risk for

Coping, Compromised Family

Coping, Defensive

Coping, Disabled Family

Coping, Ineffective

Coping, Ineffective Community

Coping, Readiness for Enhanced

Coping, Readiness for Enhanced Community

Coping, Readiness for Enhanced Family

Decision Making, Readiness for Enhanced

Denial, Ineffective

Dentition, Impaired

Development, Risk for Delayed

Diarrhea
Disuse Syndrome, Risk for

Diversional Activity, Deficient

Energy Field, Disturbed

Environmental Interpretation Syndrome, Impaired

Failure to Thrive, Adult

Falls, Risk for

Family Processes, Dysfunctional: Alcoholism

Family Processes, Interrupted

Family Processes, Readiness for Enhanced

Fatigue

Fear

Fluid Balance, Readiness for Enhanced

Fluid Volume, Deficient

Fluid Volume, Excess

Fluid Volume, Risk for Deficient

Fluid Volume, Risk for Imbalanced

Gas Exchange, Impaired

Grieving

Grieving, Complicated

Grieving, Risk for Complicated

Growth and Development, Delayed

Growth, Risk for Disproportionate

Health Behavior, Risk Prone

Health Maintenance, Ineffective

Health-Seeking Behaviors
Home Maintenance, Impaired

Hope, Readiness for Enhanced

Hopelessness

Human Dignity, Risk for Compromised

Hyperthermia

Hypothermia

Identity, Disturbed Personal

Immunization Status, Readiness for Enhanced

Impaired Liver Function, Risk for

Incontinence, Functional Urinary

Incontinence, Overflow Urinary

Incontinence, Reflex Urinary

Incontinence, Risk for Urge Urinary

Incontinence, Stress Urinary

Incontinence, Total Urinary

Incontinence, Urge Urinary

Infant Behavior, Disorganized

Infant Behavior, Readiness for Enhanced Organized

Infant Behavior, Risk for Disorganized

Infant Feeding Pattern, Ineffective

Infection, Risk for

Injury, Risk for

Injury, Risk for Perioperative-Positioning

Insomnia

Intracranial Adaptive Capacity, Decreased


Knowledge, Deficient

Knowledge, Readiness for Enhanced

Lifestyle, Sedentary

Loneliness, Risk for

Memory, Impaired

Mobility, Impaired Bed

Mobility, Impaired Physical

Mobility, Impaired Wheelchair

Moral Distress

Nausea

Neglect, Unilateral

Noncompliance

Nutrition, Imbalanced: Less than Body Requirements

Nutrition, Imbalanced: More than Body Requirements

Nutrition, Readiness for Enhanced

Nutrition, Risk for Imbalanced: More than Body Requirements

Oral Mucous Membrane, Impaired

Pain, Acute

Pain, Chronic

Parenting, Impaired

Parenting, Readiness for Enhanced

Parenting, Risk for Impaired

Peripheral Neurovascular Dysfunction, Risk for

Poisoning, Risk for

Post-Trauma Syndrome
Post-Trauma Syndrome, Risk for

Power, Readiness for Enhanced

Powerlessness

Powerlessness, Risk for

Protection, Ineffective

Rape-Trauma Syndrome

Rape-Trauma Syndrome: Compound Reaction

Rape-Trauma Syndrome: Silent Reaction

Religiosity, Impaired

Religiosity, Readiness for Enhanced

Religiosity, Risk for Impaired

Relocation Stress Syndrome

Relocation Stress Syndrome, Risk for

Role Performance, Ineffective

Self-Care Deficit, Bathing/Hygiene

Self-Care Deficit, Dressing/Grooming

Self-Care Deficit, Feeding

Self-Care Deficit, Toileting

Self-Care, Readiness for Enhanced

Self-Esteem, Chronic Low

Self-Esteem, Risk for Situational Low

Self-Esteem, Situational Low

Self-Learning, Readiness for Enhanced

Self-Mutilation

Self-Mutilation, Risk for


Sensory Perception, Disturbed

Sexual Dysfunction

Sexuality Pattern, Ineffective

Skin Integrity, Impaired

Skin Integrity, Risk for Impaired

Sleep Deprivation

Sleep, Readiness for Enhanced

Social Interaction, Impaired

Social Isolation

Sorrow, Chronic

Spiritual Distress

Spiritual Distress, Risk for

Spiritual Well-Being, Readiness for Enhanced

Stress Overload

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, Risk for

Suffocation, Risk for

Suicide, Risk for

Surgical Recovery, Delayed

Swallowing, Impaired

Therapeutic Regimen Management, Effective

Therapeutic Regimen Management, Ineffective

Therapeutic Regimen Management, Ineffective Community

Therapeutic Regimen Management, Ineffective Family

Therapeutic Regimen Management, Readiness for Enhanced

Thermoregulation, Ineffective
Thought Processes, Disturbed

Tissue Integrity, Impaired

Tissue Perfusion, Ineffective

Transfer Ability, Impaired

Trauma, Risk for

Unstable Glucose Level, Risk for

Urinary Elimination, Impaired

Urinary Elimination, Readiness for Enhanced

Urinary Retention

Ventilation, Impaired Spontaneous

Ventilatory Weaning Response, Dysfunctional

Violence, Risk for Other-Directed

Violence, Risk for Self-Directed

Walking, Impaired

Wandering

GROUPED BY FUNCTIONAL HEALTH PATTERNS

Health PerceptionHealth Management Pattern


Contamination

Contamination, Risk for

Energy Field, Disturbed

Falls, Risk for

Health Maintenance, Ineffective

Health-Seeking Behaviors

Immunization Status, Readiness for Enhanced


Infection, Risk for

Injury, Risk for

Injury, Risk for Perioperative-Positioning

Noncompliance

Poisoning, Risk for

Protection, Ineffective

Self-Care, Readiness for Enhanced

Suffocation, Risk for

Therapeutic Regimen Management, Effective

Therapeutic Regimen Management, Ineffective

Therapeutic Regimen Management, Ineffective Family

Therapeutic Regimen Management, Ineffective Community

Therapeutic Regimen Management, Readiness for Enhanced

Trauma, Risk for

Nutritional-Metabolic Pattern
Allergy Response, Latex

Allergy Response, Risk for Latex

Aspiration, Risk for

Body Temperature, Risk for Imbalanced

Breastfeeding, Effective

Breastfeeding, Ineffective

Breastfeeding, Interrupted

Dentition, Impaired

Failure to Thrive, Adult

Fluid Volume, Deficient


Fluid Volume, Excess

Fluid Volume, Readiness for Enhanced

Fluid Volume, Risk for Deficient

Fluid Volume, Risk for Imbalanced

Hyperthermia

Hypothermia

Infant Feeding Pattern, Ineffective

Liver Function, Risk for Impaired

Nausea

Nutrition, Imbalanced: Less than Body Requirements

Nutrition, Imbalanced: More than Body Requirements

Nutrition, Readiness for Enhanced

Nutrition, Risk for Imbalanced: More than Body Requirements

Oral Mucous Membrane, Impaired

Skin Integrity, Impaired

Skin Integrity, Risk for Impaired

Swallowing, Impaired

Thermoregulation, Ineffective

Tissue Integrity, Impaired

Unstable Glucose Level, Risk for

Elimination Pattern
Constipation

Constipation, Perceived

Constipation, Risk for

Diarrhea
Incontinence, Bowel

Incontinence, Functional Urinary

Incontinence, Overflow Urinary

Incontinence, Reflex Urinary

Incontinence, Risk for Urge Urinary

Incontinence, Stress Urinary

Incontinence, Total Urinary

Incontinence, Urge Urinary

Urinary Elimination, Impaired

Urinary Elimination, Readiness for Enhanced

Urinary Retention

Activity-Exercise Pattern
Activity Intolerance

Activity Intolerance, Risk for

Airway Clearance, Ineffective

Autonomic Dysreflexia

Autonomic Dysreflexia, Risk for

Breathing Pattern, Ineffective

Cardiac Output, Decreased

Development, Risk for Delayed

Disuse Syndrome, Risk for

Diversional Activity, Deficient

Fatigue

Gas Exchange, Impaired

Growth and Development, Delayed


Growth, Risk for Disproportionate

Home Maintenance, Impaired

Infant Behavior, Disorganized

Infant Behavior, Readiness for Enhanced Organized

Infant Behavior, Risk for Disorganized

Intracranial Adaptive Capacity, Decreased

Mobility, Impaired Bed

Mobility, Impaired Physical

Mobility, Impaired Wheelchair

Peripheral Neurovascular Dysfunction, Risk for

Self-Care Deficit, Bathing/Hygiene

Self-Care Deficit, Dressing/Grooming

Self-Care Deficit, Feeding

Self-Care Deficit, Toileting

Surgical Recovery, Delayed

Tissue Perfusion, Ineffective

Transfer Ability, Impaired

Ventilation, Impaired Spontaneous

Ventilatory Weaning Response, Dysfunctional

Walking, Impaired

Wandering

Sleep-Rest Pattern
Sleep Deprivation

Sleep, Readiness for Enhanced

Insomnia
Cognitive-Perceptual Pattern
Comfort, Readiness for Enhanced

Confusion, Acute

Confusion, Chronic

Confusion, Risk for Acute

Conflict, Decisional

Decision Making, Readiness for Enhanced

Environmental Interpretation Syndrome, Impaired

Knowledge, Deficient

Knowledge, Readiness for Enhanced

Memory, Impaired

Neglect, Unilateral

Pain, Acute

Pain, Chronic

Thought Processes, Disturbed

Self-PerceptionSelf-Concept Pattern
Anxiety

Anxiety, Death

Body Image, Disturbed

Fear

Hope, Readiness for Enhanced

Hopelessness

Human Dignity, Risk for Compromised

Identity, Disturbed Personal


Loneliness, Risk for

Power, Readiness for Enhanced

Powerlessness

Powerlessness, Risk for

Self-Esteem, Chronic Low

Self-Esteem, Risk for Situational Low

Self-Esteem, Situational Low

Violence, Risk for Self-Directed

Role-Relationship Pattern
Attachment, Risk for Impaired Parent/Infant/Child

Caregiver Role Strain

Caregiver Role Strain, Risk for

Communication, Impaired Verbal

Communication, Readiness for Enhanced

Conflict, Parental Role

Family Processes, Dysfunctional: Alcoholism

Family Processes, Interrupted

Family Processes, Readiness for Enhanced

Grieving

Grieving, Complicated

Grieving, Risk for Complicated

Parenting, Impaired

Parenting, Readiness for Enhanced

Parenting, Risk for Impaired

Relocation Stress Syndrome


Relocation Stress Syndrome, Risk for

Role Performance, Ineffective

Social Interaction, Impaired

Social Isolation

Sorrow, Chronic

Violence, Risk for Other-Directed

Sexuality-Reproductive Pattern
Rape-Trauma Syndrome

Rape-Trauma Syndrome: Compound Reaction

Rape-Trauma Syndrome: Silent Reaction

Sexual Dysfunction

Sexuality Patterns, Ineffective

CopingStress Tolerance Pattern


Coping, Compromised Family

Coping, Defensive

Coping, Disabled Family

Coping, Ineffective

Coping, Ineffective Community

Coping, Readiness for Enhanced

Coping, Readiness for Enhanced Community

Coping, Readiness for Enhanced Family

Denial, Ineffective

Health Behavior, Risk Prone

Post-Trauma Syndrome
Post-Trauma Syndrome, Risk for

Self-Mutilation

Self-Mutilation, Risk for

Stress Overload

Suicide, Risk for

Value-Belief Pattern
Moral Distress

Spiritual Distress

Spiritual Distress, Risk for

Spiritual Well-Being, Readiness for Enhanced

Source: NANDA International. Available at www.nanda.org; NANDA


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Philadelphia, NANDA; and Gordon M: Manual of nursing diagnosis, ed 10,
St Louis, 2002, Mosby.

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