00089 Impaired wheelchair mobility

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00089 Impaired wheelchair mobility

Definition of the NANDA label

Limitation of independent manipulation of the wheelchair in the environment.

Limitation of independent operation of wheelchair within environment.

Defining characteristics

• Impaired ability to maneuver the manual or power wheelchair on smooth or uneven surfaces.
• Impaired ability to maneuver the manual or electric wheelchair on an upward or downward incline.
• Impaired ability to avoid obstacles with the wheelchair.

The level of independence must be specified

Associated condition

• Alteration in cognitive functioning
• Impaired vision
• Musculoskeletal impairment
• Neuromuscular impairment

NOC

• Ambulation: wheelchair.
• Balance.
• Muscle function.
• Level of mobility.

NIC

• Postural changes.
• Pressure control.
• Promotion of exercise: extension training.
• Exercise therapy: balance.
• Exercise therapy: muscle control.

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