00272 Risk Of Female Genital Mutilation

Domain 11: security/protection
Class 3: violence
Diagnostic Code: 00272
Nanda label: risk of female genital mutilation
Diagnostic focus: female genital mutilation
Approved 2016 • Evidence level 2.1

NANDA Nursing Diagnosis Definition

Nanda nursing diagnosis « risk of female genital mutilation is defined as: susceptible to total or partial ablation of female external genitals and other genital lesions, either for cultural reasons, religious or other non -therapeutic reasons, which can compromise health.

Risk factors

  • Lack of family knowledge about the impact of physical health practice
  • Lack of family knowledge about the impact of psychosocial health practice
  • Lack of family knowledge about the impact of reproductive health practice

Risk population

  • Women who belong to an ethnic group in which the practice is accepted
  • Women who belong to a family in which a female member has been subject to practice
  • Women of families with favorable attitudes towards practice
  • Women who plan to visit the country of origin where practice is accepted
  • Women who reside in a country where practice is accepted
  • Women with family leaders who belong to an ethnic group in which the practice is accepted