Definition of the NANDA label
State characterized by a decrease in energy reserves that causes the individual to be unable to hold their breath properly to stay alive.
Inability to initiate and/or maintain independent breathing that is adequate to support life.
• Increased metabolic expenditure.
• Increasing agitation and apprehension.
• Decrease in circulating volume.
• Use of accessory respiratory muscles.
• Decrease in pO2 and increase in pCO2.
• Decrease in Sa O2.
• Decreased cooperation.
• Metabolic factors.
• Fatigue of the respiratory muscles.
• Alteration in metabolism
• Status of vital signs.
• Respiratory state: gas exchange.
• Respiratory status: ventilation.
• Monitoring of vital signs.
• Respiratory monitoring.
• Management of artificial airways.
• Mechanic ventilation.
• Helps in ventilation.
• Airway management.
This diagnosis will retire from the NANDA-I Taxonomy in the 2021-2023 edition unless additional work is completed to bring it up to a level of evidence 2.1 or higher.