Definition of the NANDA label
State in which the individual has an inability to promote or preserve health, or to request help for that purpose.
Inability to identify, manage, and/or seek out help to maintain well-being.
• Information or observation of inability to take responsibility for facing basic sanitary practices in some or all areas of the functional patterns.
• Reference of interest in improving behaviors aimed at preserving or promoting health.
• Obvious lack of knowledge of basic sanitary practices.
• Lack of adaptation behaviors to changes in the internal or external environment.
• History of lack of health-generating behaviors.
• Information or observation of lack of equipment, money and other resources.
• Referrals or observation of deterioration of personal support systems.
• Inability to make deliberate and thorough judgments.
• Development objectives not achieved.
• Significant communication problems (verbal, written, gestural).
• Perception or cognitive disorders (total or partial lack of motor skills).
• Ineffective individual adaptation.
• Ineffective family adaptation.
• Disabling spiritual suffering.
• Lack of financial and material resources.
At risk population
• Developmental delay
• Alteration in cognitive functioning – Decrease in fine motor skills
• Decrease in gross motor skills
• Perceptual disorders
• Self-management of care.
• Health-seeking behavior.
• Health-promoting behavior.
• Therapeutic behavior: illness or injury.
• Knowledge: health behaviors
• Knowledge: promoting health.
• Knowledge: health resources.
• Knowledge: therapeutic regimen.
• Beliefs about health: perceived resources.
• Risk detection.
• Participation in decisions about health care.
• Social support.
• Facilitate self-responsibility.
• Support in decision making.
• Help in modifying oneself.
• Health education.
• Education: disease process.
• Individual education.
• Health system guides.
• Teaching: procedure.
• Teaching: treatment.
• Increase support systems.
• Analysis of the health situation.
• Identification of risks.
• Promotion of family involvement.
• Support group.
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.