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Nursing care plan immobility

Written by ncp nursing care plan on May 11th, 2011

Immobility
- Immobility refers to a limitation of physical activity as a result of a disease process, trauma, or therapeutic intervention. Immobility or complete bed rest for periods greater than 48 to 72 hours will result in changes in all body systems.

Ineffective breathing pattern
Ineffective airway clearance
Imbalanced nutrition: less than body requirements
Risk for impaired tissue integrity
Risk for activity intolerance
Impaired physical mobility
Self-care deficit
Urinary retention
Risk for constipation
Disturbed sleep pattern
Risk for infection
pneumonia
urinary tract infection
Potential complications
thromboembolism
atelectasis
renal calculi
contractures
pathologic fractures
Fear/Anxiety
Disturbed self-concept
Risk for powerlessness
Risk for loneliness
Deficient knowledge, Ineffective therapeutic regimen management, or Ineffective health maintenance

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Source Credits: Nursing Care Planning Guides: For Adults in Acute, Extended and Home Care Settings by S. P. Ulrich and S. W. Canale BSN MSN / Nursing Care Plans by M. Doenges MF Moorehouse Alice Murr