00123 Unilateral neglect

00123 Unilateral neglect

Definition of the NANDA label State in which the individual is unaware of one side of her body and does not pay attention to it. Impairment in sensory and motor response, mental representation, and spatial attention of the body, and the corresponding environment, characterized by inattention to one side and overattention to the opposite side. … Read more

00127 Syndrome of deterioration in the interpretation of the environment

00127 Syndrome of deterioration in the interpretation of the environment

Definition of the NANDA label Constant lack of orientation regarding people, space, time or circumstances, for more than 3 to 6 months that requires a protective environment Defining characteristics • Constant disorientation in familiar and unfamiliar surroundings. • Loss of employment or social function due to memory loss. • Inability to follow simple directions or … Read more

00154 Wandering

00154 Wandering

Definition of the NANDA label Wandering, repetitive or purposeless walking that makes the person susceptible to injury; it is often incongruous with boundaries, limits, or obstacles. Meandering, aimless, or repetitive locomotion that exposes the individual to harm; frequently incongruent with boundaries, limits, or obstacles. Defining characteristics • Frequent and continuous movement from one place to … Read more

00122 Sensory perception disturbance

00122 Sensory perception disturbance

Definition of the NANDA label State in which the individual presents a change in the amount or in the pattern of sensory stimuli that he perceives, accompanied by a modification of the response to said stimuli. Defining characteristics • Disorientation in time, space and with respect to other people. • Change in problem solving skills. … Read more

00126 Deficient knowledge

00126 Deficient knowledge

Definition of the NANDA label State in which the individual and their environment lack the knowledge or specific cognitive information necessary for the maintenance or recovery of health. Absence of cognitive information related to a specific topic, or its acquisition. Defining characteristics • Verbal references to the health problem. • Verbal references that report health-related … Read more

00128 Acute confusion

00128 Acute confusion

Definition of the NANDA label Abrupt onset of a set of transitory global changes and alterations in attention, knowledge, psychomotor activity, level of consciousness and the sleep / wake cycle. Reversible disturbances of consciousness, attention, cognition and perception that develop over a short period of time, and which last less than 3 months. Defining characteristics … Read more

00129 Chronic confusion

00129 Chronic confusion

Definition of the NANDA label Irreversible, long-lasting or progressive deterioration of the intellect and personality, characterized by a decrease in the ability to interpret environmental stimuli; reduced capacity for intellectual thought processes, and manifested by memory, orientation and behavior disorders. Irreversible, progressive, insidious, and long-term alteration of intellect, behavior and personality, manifested by impairment in … Read more

00130 Thought process disorder

00130 Thought process disorder

Definition of the NANDA label State in which the individual presents a disturbance in mental processes and thought activities (perception, orientation, memory, reasoning, judgment). Defining characteristics • Inaccurate interpretation of the environment. • Cognitive dissonance. • Hyper or hypovigilance. • Inappropriate thinking not based on reality. • Tendency to be distracted. • Memory deficits and … Read more

00131 Impaired memory

00131 Impaired memory

Definition of the NANDA label Inability to recall or retrieve pieces of information or behavioral skills (Memory impairment can be attributed to pathophysiological or situational causes that may be temporary or permanent.) Persistent inability to remember or recall bits of information or skills Defining characteristics • Information or observation of experiences of forgetfulness. • Inability … Read more

00161 Readiness for enhanced knowledge

00161 Readiness for enhanced knowledge

Definition of the NANDA label The presence or acquisition of cognitive information on a specific topic is sufficient to achieve health-related goals and can be reinforced. A pattern of cognitive information related to a specific topic, or its acquisition, which can be strengthened. Defining characteristics • Shows interest in learning. • Explain your knowledge of … Read more