00096 Sleep deprivation

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00096 Sleep deprivation

Definition of the NANDA label

Situation in which the individual spends prolonged periods without adequate sleep.

Prolonged periods of time without sustained natural, periodic suspension of relative consciousness that provides rest.

Defining characteristics

• Daytime sleepiness.
• Decreased ability to function.
• Upset.
• Fatigue.
• Lethargy.
• Agitation.
• Irritability.
• Increased sensitivity to pain.
• Languishness.
• Apathy.
• Slowdown of the reaction.
• Inability to concentrate.
• Perceptual disorders (eg, altered bodily sensations, illusions, floating sensation).
• Hallucinations.
• Acute confusion.
• Transient paranoia.
• Agitation or aggression.
• Anxiety.
• Mild nystagmus.
• Shaking hands.

Related factors

• Prolonged physical discomfort.
• Prolonged psychological discomfort.
• Persistence of inadequate sleep hygiene.
• Prolonged use of pharmacological or dietary antisoporifers.
• Age-related change in sleep stages.
• Maintained circadian asynchrony.
• Inadequate daytime activity.
• Sustained environmental stimulation.
• Persistence of an uncomfortable or unfamiliar sleep environment.
• Non-sleep inducing parenting practices.
• Sleep apnea.
• Periodic limbic movements (eg, restless leg syndrome, nocturnal myoclonus).
• Narcolepsy.
• Sundowner syndrome.
• Idiopathic central nervous hypersomnolence syndrome.
• Sleepwalking.
• Night terrors.
• Enuresis related to sleep.
• Nightmares.
• Family sleep paralysis.
• Painful erections during sleep.
• Dementia.

At risk population

• Familial sleep paralysis

Associated condition

• Conditions with periodic limb movement
• Dementia
• Idiopathic central nervous system hypersomnolence – Narcolepsy
• Nightmares
• Sleep apnea
• Sleep-related enuresis
• Sleep-related painful erections
• Treatment regimen

NOC

• Energy conservation.
• Break.
• Severity of the symptom.
• Dream.

NIC

• Encourage sleep.
• Energy management.
• Nutritional management.
• Health education.
• Teaching: relaxation techniques.

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.

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