Nursing Diagnosis for Anemia
Nursing diagnoses that appear in patients with anemia (Doenges, 1999) include :
- High risk of infection related to an inadequate secondary defenses (decreased hemoglobin leucopenia, or a decrease in granulocytes (inflammatory response depressed)).
- Changes in nutrition less than body requirement related to failure to digest or inability to digest the food / nutrient absorption necessary for the formation of red blood cells.
- Activity intolerance related to imbalance between oxygen supply (delivery) and demand.
- Changes in tissue perfusion related to decreased cellular components required for the delivery of oxygen / nutrients to the cells.
- High risk of damage to skin integrity related to circulatory and neurological changes.
- Constipation or diarrhea related to decreased dietary inputs; changes in the digestive process; the side effects of drug therapy.
- Lack of knowledge in relation to the lack of exposure / recall; incorrect interpretation of information; do not know the source of information.
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