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Nursing Diagnosis List : NANDA-I Nursing Diagnosis

These Nursing diagnosis list represents the NANDA-I approved Nursing Diagnosis for clinical use and testing. By using this list of nursing diagnosis you can make your Nursing Care plan (NCP).

But it doesn’t means that these all nursing diagnosis are exactly relevant to your patients.
Remember all patients has different symptoms different problems as well as different diagnosis.

So make sure that your nursing diagnosis should be relevant and unique based on patients problems or findings. Here you can find how to write a better nursing care plan for your patients.

These nursing diagnosis list are only for your reference or for making a example to learn how to make a nursing diagnosis or Nanda approved Nursing Diagnosis.

Nursing Diagnosis List : are Categorised Based on Features or Characteristics of Problems.

These categories or characteristics are followings :-

  1. Exchanging : it means two balance factors exchanging both self either increase or decrease in there level or activity.
  2. Communicating : this indicates diagnosis based on conversations or communication problems.
  3. Relating : in this pattern nursing diagnosis is formed based on patients relationship.
  4. Valuing : these pattern is based on patients social or spiritual beliefs and attitudes.
  5. Choosing : in this category nursing diagnosis is made by choosing best option for your patients needs.
  6. Moving : this pattern deal with patients transfer from one environments to another and how to help in adjustment.
  7. Perceiving : this type of diagnosis is based on self directed behaviour or wrong perceived patients.
  8. Knowing : this nursing diagnosis deal with patients knowledge.
  9. Feeling : this nursing diagnosis is based on patients emotions and feelings.

Pattern 1. Exchanging

• Imbalanced nutrition: More than body requirements related eating disorders as evidence by excessive eating.
• Imbalanced nutrition: Less than body requirements related to gastrointestinal problems or diseases as evidence by  loss of appetite.
• Risk for imbalanced nutrition: More than body requirements gastrointestinal tract infection or diseases as evidence by dryness of tongue and vomiting and diarrhoea.
• Risk for infection related to hospitalization.
• Risk for imbalanced body temperature related to chemical, physical, biological and psychological agents.
• Hypothermia related to heat stroke or any physical agents or chemical agents that affects circulatory system.
• Hyperthermia related to chemical agents inducing to hypothalamus to raise body temperature or due to high metabolism or infectious disease conditions.
• Ineffective thermoregulation related to disease conditions of liver or hypothalamus or circulatory system
• Autonomic dysreflexia related to muscular spasms or lack of neurological impulse.
• Risk for autonomic dysreflexia related to paralytic symptoms or diseases conditions.
• Constipation related to lack of ambulance or due to chronic bed ridden of patient.
• Perceived constipation related to Chronic GI disease.
• Diarrhea related to gi system upset as evidence by frequency of loos motion and dehydration.
• Bowel incontinence related to loss of sphincter control due to geriatric problems.
• Risk for constipation related to ineffective paristalsis movement of GI system.
• Impaired urinary elimination related to renal dieses conditions.
• Stress urinary incontinence related to lack renal tissue perfusion.
• Reflex urinary incontinence related to disease conditions.
• Urge urinary incontinence related to neurological surgery or trauma.
• Functional urinary incontinence related to chemical stimulus.
• Total urinary incontinence related to geriatric problems.
• Urinary retention related to traumatic experience to the spinal cord or renal site.
• Ineffective tissue perfusion (specify type: renal, cerebral, cardio-pulmonary, gastrointestinal, peripheral) related to disease conditions.
• Risk for imbalanced fluid volume related to excessive vomiting and pyrexia.

Nursing Diagnosis List

• Excess fluid volume related to over intake of fluids or metabolic syndrome as evidence by generalized edema or respiratory distress.
• Deficient fluid volume related to less intake than body requirements or due to vomiting and diarrhoea.
• Risk for deficient fluid volume related to sign of dehydration as evidence by dryness tongue and loss of skin turbidity.
• Decreased cardiac output related to ineffective cardiac tissue perfusion or abnormal cardiac function.
• Impaired gas exchange related to ineffective respiratory function.
• Ineffective airway clearance related to decrease respiratory perfusion.
• Ineffective breathing pattern related to respiratory distress or metabolic symptoms.
• Impaired spontaneous vententilation related to metabolic syndrome.
• Dysfunctional ventilatory weaning response related to metabolic acidosis or alkalosis.
• Risk for injury related to excessive kinetics behaviour as evidence by restlessness behaviour or pain or any convulsive symptoms.
• Risk for falls related to epileptic attack as evidence by patients history of disease.
• Risk for suffocation related to upper respiratory infection or throat infection as evidence.
• Risk for poisoning related to drug toxicity due to ineffective elimination process.
• Risk for trauma related to restlessness behaviour as evidence by manic attack.
• Risk for aspiration related to lack of gag reflex or unconscious patients.
• Risk for disuse syndrome related to chronic bed ridden patient or restriction of body part function.
• Latex allergy response related to exposure of latex material.
• Ineffective protection related to low immunity or due to loss of skin from burn injury.
• Impaired tissue integrity related to ineffective tissue perfusion.
• Impaired oral mucous membrane related to dehydration due to hyperthermia.
• Impaired skin integrity related to deficient fluids volume in body or due to dehydration.
• Risk for impaired skin integrity related to persistent hyperthermia or fever as evidence by Braden scale data.
• Impaired dentition related to unable to perform oral care.
• Decreased intracranial adaptive capacity related to metabolic toxicity or poisoning
• Disturbed energy field related to lethargic symptoms due to disease conditions.

Pattern 2. Communicating

• Impaired verbal communication related to oral trauma or oral surgery or Endotracheal Tube Intubation.
• Impaired communication related to surgical procedure due to hearing problems.

Pattern 3. Relating

• Impaired social interaction related to contagious disease conditions.
• Social isolation related to communicable disease.
• Risk for loneliness related to isolation process of patient as evidence by verbalisation and facial expressions.
• Ineffective role performance related to separation from family due to hospitalization.
• Impaired parenting related to hospitalization that results in separation from his childrens.
• Risk for impaired parenting related to isolation from family environments.
• Risk for impaired parent/infant/child attachment related to isolation process.
• Sexual dysfunction related to surgical procedure.
• Interrupted family processes related to unavailability of family head or members.
• Caregiver role strain related to unable to perform due to disease.
• Dysfunctional family processes related to Alcoholism
• Parental role conflict related to displacement of members.
• Ineffective sexuality patterns related to reproductive illness.

Pattern 4. Valuing

• Spiritual distress related to sudden experience of disaster situation.
• Risk for spiritual distress related to loss of self esteem.
• Readiness for enhanced spiritual well-being related to extreme belief in spirituality.

Pattern 5. Choosing

• Ineffective coping related to los self esteem toward disease.
• Impaired adjustment related to new environments.
• Defensive coping
• Ineffective denial
• Disabled family coping
• Compromised family coping
• Readiness for enhanced family coping
• Readiness for enhanced community coping
• Ineffective community coping
• Ineffective therapeutic regimen management
• Noncompliance (specify)
• Ineffective family therapeutic regimen management
• Ineffective community therapeutic regimen management
• Effective therapeutic regimen management
• Decisional conflict (specify)
• Health-seeking behaviors (specify)

Pattern 6. Moving

• Impaired physical mobility
• Risk for peripheral neurovascular dysfunction
• Risk for perioperative-positioning injury
• Impaired walking
• Impaired wheelchair mobility
• Impaired transfer ability
• Impaired bed mobility
• Activity intolerance
• Fatigue
• Risk for activity intolerance
• Disturbed sleep pattern
• Sleep deprivation
• Deficient diversional activity
• Impaired home maintenance
• Ineffective health maintenance
• Delayed surgical recovery
• Adult failure to thrive
• Feeding self-care deficit
• Impaired swallowing
• Ineffective breastfeeding
• Interrupted breastfeeding
• Effective breastfeeding
• Ineffective infant feeding pattern
• Bathing/hygiene self-care deficit
• Dressing/grooming self-care deficit
• Toileting self-care deficit
• Delayed growth and development
• Risk for delayed development
• Risk for disproportionate growth
• Relocation stress syndrome
• Risk for relocation stress syndrome*
• Risk for disorganized infant behavior
• Disorganized infant behavior
Readiness for enhanced organized infant behavior
• Wandering*

Pattern 7. Perceiving

• Disturbed body image
• Chronic low self-esteem
• Situational low self-esteem
• Risk for situational low self-esteem*
• Disturbed personal identity
• Disturbed sensory perception (specify: visual, auditory, kinesthetic,
gustatory, tactile, olfactory)
• Unilateral neglect
• Hopelessness
• Powerlessness
• Risk for powerlessness*

Pattern 8. Knowing

• Deficient knowledge (specify)
• Impaired environmental interpretation syndrome
• Acute confusion
• Chronic confusion
• Disturbed thought processes
• Impaired memory

Pattern 9. Feeling

• Acute pain
• Chronic pain
• Nausea
• Dysfunctional grieving
• Anticipatory grieving
• Chronic sorrow
• Risk for other-directed violence
• Self-mutilation*
• Risk for self-mutilation
• Risk for self-directed violence
• Risk for suicide*
• Post-trauma syndrome
• Rape-trauma syndrome
• Rape-trauma syndrome: Compound reaction
• Rape-trauma syndrome: Silent reaction
• Risk for post-trauma syndrome
• Anxiety
• Death anxiety
• Fear

Conclusion on Nursing Diagnosis list

These all are nursing diagnosis list you can use this for your patients or you can make your assignment by using this NANDA Nursing Diagnosis Taxonomy-I.

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