00255 Chronic Pain Syndrome

Domain 12: comfort
Class 1: physical comfort
Diagnostic Code: 00255
Nanda label: chronic pain syndrome
Diagnostic focus: chronic pain syndrome
Approved 2013 • Revised 2020 • Evidence level 2.2

NANDA Nursing Diagnosis Definition

Nanda nursing diagnosis « chronic pain syndrome is defined as: recurring or persistent pain that has lasted a minimum of 3 months, and that has significantly affected daily functioning or the Welfare.

Definite characteristics

  • Anxiety (00146)
  • Constipation (00011)
  • Sleep pattern disorder (00198)
  • Fatigue (00093)
  • Fear (00148)
  • Deterioration of mood regulation (00241)
  • deterioration of physical mobility (00085)
  • Insomnia (00095)
  • Social isolation (00053)
  • Overload stress (00177)

Related factors

  • Body mass index above the normal range according to age and sex
  • Fear of pain
  • Beliefs of fear avoidance
  • Inappropriate knowledge of pain management behaviors
  • negative affection
  • Sleep alterations