00247 Risk Of Deterioration Of The Integrity Of The Oral Mucous Membrane

Domain 11: security/protection
Class 2: physical injury
Diagnostic Code: 00247
Nanda label: risk of deterioration of the integrity of the oral mucous membrane
Diagnostic focus: Mucous membrane integrity
Approved 2013 • Revised 2017 • Evidence level 2.1

NANDA Nursing Diagnosis Definition

Nanda nursing diagnosis « risk of deterioration of the integrity of the oral mucous membrane is defined as: susceptible to suffering an injury to the lips, soft tissues of the oral cavity and// or the oropharynx, which can compromise health.

Risk factors

  • Alcohol consumption
  • Cognitive dysfunction
  • Decrease in salivation
  • Dehydration
  • Depressive symptoms
  • Difficulty to perform the personal care of the mouth
  • Inappropriate access to dental care
  • Inappropriate knowledge about oral hygiene
  • Inadequate oral hygiene habits
  • Inappropriate use of chemical agent
  • Malnutrition
  • Oral breathing
  • smoking
  • Stressors

Risk population

  • People at economic disadvantage

Associated problems

  • allergies
  • Autosomic disease
  • Behavioral disorder
  • Chemotherapy
  • Decrease in female hormonal levels
  • Decrease in platelets
  • Depression
  • Immune system diseases
  • Immunosuppression
  • Infections
  • Loss of oral support structures
  • Mechanical factor
  • Oral anomalies
  • Absolute diet> 24 hours
  • Oral trauma
  • Radiation therapy
  • Sjögren syndrome
  • Surgical procedures
  • Trauma
  • Therapeutic regime