2007–2008 NANDA-Approved Nursing Diagnoses

Source: NANDA Nursing Diagnoses: Definitions and Classification, 2007–2008. Philadelphia: North American Nursing Diagnosis Association. Used with permission.

Activity Intolerance

Activity Intolerance,

Risk for Airway Clearance,

Ineffective Anxiety

Anxiety, Death


Risk for Attachment,

Parent/Infant/Child, Risk for Impaired

Autonomic Dysreflexia Autonomic Dysreflexia, Risk for Blood Glucose, Risk for Unstable Body Image, Disturbed

Body Temperature: Imbalanced, Risk for

Bowel Incontinence Breastfeeding, Effective Breastfeeding, Ineffective Breastfeeding, Interrupted Breathing Pattern, Ineffective Cardiac Output, Decreased Caregiver Role Strain Caregiver Role Strain, Risk for

Comfort, Readiness for Enhanced Communication: Impaired, Verbal Communication, Readiness for Enhanced Confusion, Acute

Confusion, Acute, Risk for Confusion, Chronic Constipation

Constipation, Perceived Constipation, Risk for Contamination Contamination, Risk for

Coping: Community, Ineffective

Coping: Community, Readiness for Enhanced

Coping, Defensive

Coping: Family, Compromised

Coping: Family, Disabled

Coping: Family, Readiness for Enhanced Coping (Individual), Readiness for Enhanced Coping, Ineffective

Decisional Conflict

Decision Making, Readiness for Enhanced

Denial, Ineffective

Dentition, Impaired Development: Delayed, Risk for Diarrhea

Disuse Syndrome, Risk for Diversional Activity, Deficient Energy Field, Disturbed

Environmental Interpretation Syndrome, Impaired

Failure to Thrive, Adult

Falls, Risk for

Family Processes, Dysfunctional: Alcoholism

Family Processes, Interrupted

Family Processes, Readiness for Enhanced



Fluid Balance, Readiness for Enhanced

Fluid Volume, Deficient

Fluid Volume, Deficient, Risk for

Fluid Volume, Excess

Fluid Volume, Imbalanced, Risk for

Gas Exchange, Impaired


Grieving, Complicated

Grieving, Risk for Complicated Growth, Disproportionate, Risk for Growth and Development, Delayed Health Behavior, Risk-Prone

Health Maintenance, Ineffective Health-Seeking Behaviors (Specify) Home Maintenance, Impaired

Hope, Readiness for Enhanced


Human Dignity, Risk for Compromised



Immunization Status, Readiness for Enhanced

Infant Behavior, Disorganized

Infant Behavior: Disorganized, Risk for

Infant Behavior: Organized, Readiness for


Infant Feeding Pattern, Ineffective

Infection, Risk for Injury, Risk for Insomnia

Intracranial Adaptive Capacity, Decreased

Knowledge, Deficient (Specify)

Knowledge (Specify), Readiness for Enhanced

Latex Allergy Response

Latex Allergy Response, Risk for Liver Function, Impaired, Risk for Loneliness, Risk for

Memory, Impaired

Mobility: Bed, Impaired Mobility: Physical, Impaired Mobility: Wheelchair, Impaired Moral Distress


Neurovascular Dysfunction: Peripheral, Risk for

Noncompliance (Specify)

Nutrition, Imbalanced: Less than Body


Nutrition, Imbalanced: More than Body Requirements

Nutrition, Imbalanced: More than Body

Requirements, Risk for Nutrition, Readiness for Enhanced Oral Mucous Membrane, Impaired Pain, Acute

Pain, Chronic

Parenting, Impaired

Parenting, Readiness for Enhanced Parenting, Risk for Impaired Perioperative Positioning Injury, Risk for Personal Identity, Disturbed

Poisoning, Risk for

Post-Trauma Syndrome

Post-Trauma Syndrome, Risk for

Power, Readiness for Enhanced

Powerlessness Powerlessness, Risk for Protection, Ineffective Rape-Trauma Syndrome

Rape-Trauma Syndrome: Compound Reaction Rape-Trauma Syndrome: Silent Reaction Religiosity, Impaired

Religiosity, Readiness for Enhanced Religiosity, Risk for Impaired Relocation Stress Syndrome Relocation Stress Syndrome, Risk for Role Conflict, Parental

Role Performance, Ineffective

Sedentary Lifestyle

Self-Care, Readiness for Enhanced Self-Care Deficit: Bathing/Hygiene Self-Care Deficit: Dressing/Grooming Self-Care Deficit: Feeding

Self-Care Deficit: Toileting

Self-Concept, Readiness for Enhanced

Self-Esteem, Chronic Low

Self-Esteem, Situational Low

Self-Esteem, Risk for Situational Low


Self-Mutilation, Risk for

Sensory Perception, Disturbed (Specify: Auditory, Gustatory, Kinesthetic, Olfactory Tactile, Visual)

Sexual Dysfunction Sexuality Pattern, Ineffective Skin Integrity, Impaired

Skin Integrity, Risk for Impaired

Sleep Deprivation

Sleep, Readiness for Enhanced Social Interaction, Impaired Social Isolation

Sorrow, Chronic

Spiritual Distress

Spiritual Distress, Risk for

Spiritual Well-Being, Readiness for Enhanced

Spontaneous Ventilation, Impaired

Stress, Overload

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, Risk for

Suffocation, Risk for

Suicide, Risk for

Surgical Recovery, Delayed

Swallowing, Impaired

Therapeutic Regimen Management: Community, Ineffective

Therapeutic Regimen Management, Effective

Therapeutic Regimen Management: Family, Ineffective

Therapeutic Regimen Management, Ineffective

Therapeutic Regimen Management, Readiness for

Enhanced Thermoregulation, Ineffective Thought Processes, Disturbed Tissue Integrity, Impaired

             Tissue Perfusion, Ineffective (Specify: Cerebral, Cardiopulmonary, Gastrointestinal, Renal)

Tissue Perfusion, Ineffective, Peripheral

Transfer Ability, Impaired Trauma, Risk for Unilateral Neglect

Urinary Elimination, Impaired

Urinary Elimination, Readiness for Enhanced

Urinary Incontinence, Functional

Urinary Incontinence, Overflow Urinary Incontinence, Reflex Urinary Incontinence, Stress Urinary Incontinence, Total Urinary Incontinence, Urge

Urinary Incontinence, Risk for Urge

 Urinary Retention

Ventilatory Weaning Response, Dysfunctional

Violence: Other-Directed, Risk for Violence: Self-Directed, Risk for Walking, Impaired



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