00246 Risk Of Delay In Surgical Recovery

Domain 11: security/protection
Class 2: physical injury
Diagnostic Code: 00246
NANDA Tag: Risk of delay in surgical recovery
Diagnostic focus: surgical recovery
Approved 2013 • Revised 2017, 2020 • Evidence level 3.3

NANDA Nursing Diagnosis Definition

Nanda nursing diagnosis « risk of delay in surgical recovery is defined as: susceptible to require an increase in the number of postoperative periods necessary to initiate and carry out activities for the maintenance of the life, health and well -being, which can compromise health.

Risk factors

  • Delirium
  • deterioration of physical mobility
  • Increase in blood glucose level
  • Malnutrition
  • Negative emotional response to the surgical result
  • Obesity
  • Persistent nausea
  • Persistent pain
  • Persistent vomiting
  • smoking

Risk population

  • People> 80 years of age
  • People who experience intraoperative hypothermia
  • People who require emergency surgical intervention
  • People who require perioperative blood transfusion
  • Score ? 3 according to the classification of the physical state of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)
  • People with a history of myocardial infarction
  • People with low functional capacity
  • People with preoperative weight loss> 5 %

Associated problems

  • Anemia
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Extensive surgical procedure
  • Pharmacological preparations
  • Prolonged duration of the perioperative infection of the surgical wound
  • Psychological disorder in the postoperative period
  • Surgical wound infection