ineffective health maintenance

in·ef·fec·tive health main·te·nance

(in-e-fektiv helth māntĕn-ăns)
Nursing diagnosis referring to inability to follow measures needed to help to maintain health.
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Nursing diagnoses evaluated by the 17 specialists and their respective agreement Nursing diagnosis n (%) Ineffective health management (00078) 17 (100) Noncompliance (00079) 17 (100) Sedentary lifestyle (00168) 17 (100) Activity intolerance (00092) 17 (100) Decreased cardiac output (00029) 15 (88) Risk for decreased cardiac tissue perfusion (00200) 13 (76) Acute pain (00132) 13 (76) Ineffective health maintenance (00099) 11 (65) Risk-prone health behavior (00188) 11 (65) Risk for decreased cardiac output (00240) 11 (65) Risk for activity intolerance (00094) 11 (65) Ineffective respiratory pattern (00032) 9 (53) Impaired memory (00131) 5 (29) Table 3.
(5) Domain 1 is the sphere named Health promotion, composed of class 1 that has the ND Deficient diversional activity activity and Sedentary lifestyle, and class 2 has the ND Health control that is composed of the ND Lack of adherence, Risk-prone health behavior, Ineffective health control, Readiness for enhanced health control, Ineffective health maintenance, Ineffective protection, Poor community health, Frail elderly syndrome and Risk for frail elderly syndrome.

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