00152 Impotence Risk

Domain 9: coping/stress tolerance
Class 2: coping responses
Diagnostic Code: 00152
Nanda label: impotence risk
Diagnostic focus: power
Approved 2000 • Revised 2010, 2013, 2017, 2020 • Evidence level 2.2

NANDA Nursing Diagnosis Definition

Nanda nursing diagnosis « impotence risk ” is defined as: susceptible to a real or perceived state of loss of control or influence on the factors or events that affect well -being, the personal life or society, which can compromise health (adapted from the American Psychology Association).

Risk factors

  • Anxiety
  • Tiredness of the caregiver role (a)
  • Dysfunctional institutional environment
  • deterioration of physical mobility
  • Inappropriate interest in improving the personal situation
  • Inadequate interpersonal relationships
  • Inappropriate knowledge to handle a situation
  • Inadequate motivation in improving the personal situation
  • Inadequate participation in the therapeutic regime
  • Inadequate social support
  • Ineffective coping strategies
  • Low self -esteem
  • Pain
  • Perception of complexity of the therapeutic regime
  • Social stigma perception
  • Social marginalization

Risk population

  • People at economic disadvantage
  • People exposed to traumatic events

Associated problems

  • Cerebrovascular disorders
  • Cognitive disorders
  • Severe condition
  • Progressive condition
  • Unpredictability of the condition of the condition

Suggested alternative diagnostics

  • Low chronic self -esteem
  • Low situational self -esteem
  • Complicated duel
  • Transfer stress syndrome
  • Spiritual suffering, risk of

NOC Results

  • Personal autonomy: personal actions of a competent individual to make decisions about his life
  • Beliefs on health: perceived ability to act: Personal conviction that one can carry out a certain health behavior
  • Beliefs on health: Control perception: Personal certainty that a health result can be influenced
  • Personal care of care: actions taken by the individual who receives care to lead people who perform or help perform physical tasks and personal health care
  • Participation in health care decisions: Personal involvement in the choice and evaluation of health care alternatives to achieve the desired result

Evaluation objectives and criteria

  • See the examples for impotence and disposition to improve power.
  • Other examples

    • Identify the actions under your control
    • Indicates the absence of impediments to act
    • Verbally express its ability to carry out the necessary actions
    • It states to receive proper support from their loved ones, friends and neighbors
    • It informs to have time, medical insurance and sufficient economic resources
    • Informs the availability of equipment, supplies, services and transport

    NIC Interventions

    • Economic resources support: assistance to a person or a family to maintain and manage the economic resources with which to cover their health needs
    • Assertive training: assistance in the effective expression of feelings, ideas and needs, at the same time respecting the rights of others
    • Care at the end of life: promotion of physical comfort and psychological peace in the final phase of life
    • Improvement of self -efficacy: Strengthening of the individual’s confidence in their ability to exhibit healthy behavior
    • Improvement of self -esteem: assistance to a patient to improve the way he judges his personal value
    • Improvement of body image: improvement of perceptions and attitudes, conscious and unconscious, of a patient towards his body
    • Improvement of coping: patient assistance to adapt to stressful factors, changes or perceived threats, which interfere with the satisfaction of the demands and the roles of life
    • Orientation on the health system: facilitation to a patient of the location and use of adequate health services

    Nursing Activities

    • See the nursing activities of the impotence diagnosis.