Common Nursing Diagnoses See Hyperthermia

Related to: Illness or inflammatory disease.

Defining Characteristics: (Low-grade increase in body temperature above normal range, temperature tends to spike in late afternoon, specify for child.)

See IMBALANCED NUTRITION: LESS THAN BODY REQUIREMENTS

Related to: Inability to ingest food because of anorexia, increased metabolic rate and/or chores (specify). Defining Characteristics: (Specify: anorexia, fatigue, weight loss, abdominal pain, give figures.)

See IMPAIRED PHYSICAL MOBILITY

Related to: Pain and discomfort.

Defining Characteristics: (Specify: verbalizes joint pain of polyarthritis.) Related to: Neuromuscular impairment from chorea.

Defining Characteristics: Decreased muscle control and strength, clumsiness, uncoordination, sudden and aimless movement of extremities, bed rest protocol (describe activity).

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