tissue integrity: skin and mucous membranes

tissue integrity: skin and mucous membranes

a nursing outcome from the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) defined as structural intactness and normal physiological function of skin and mucous membranes. See also Nursing Outcomes Classification.
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In this study, the nursing outcome chosen was tissue integrity: skin and mucous membranes (Code #1101), which is defined as: "the structural intactness and normal physiological function of skin and mucous membranes".
Thus, this study aimed to establish the relationship between the risk factors for the development of venous ulcers and outcome indicators for tissue integrity: skin and mucous membranes of the Nursing Outcomes Classification.
6) An instrument of operational definitions for the outcome indicator, tissue integrity: skin and mucous membranes, was also applied to patients with VU, constructed based on the NOC scale and validated by the same author.
The scale proposed by NOC, more specifically with respect to the variables of the outcome indicators for tissue integrity: skin and mucous membranes, is presented using a coded five-point Likert scale regarding compromise: 1 - Severely; 2 - Substantially; 3 - Moderately; 4 - Mildly; 5 Not compromised.