00266 Risk Of Surgical Wound Infection

Domain 11: security/protection
Class 1: infection
Diagnostic Code: 00266
Nanda label: risk of surgical wound infection
Diagnostic focus: surgical wound infection
Approved 2016 • Evidence level 2.1

NANDA Nursing Diagnosis Definition

Nanda nursing diagnosis « risk of surgical wound infection ” is defined as: susceptible to an invasion of pathogenic organisms of the surgical wound, which can compromise health. >

Risk factors

  • Alcoholism
  • Obesity
  • smoking

Risk population

  • People exposed to cold temperatures in the operating room
  • People exposed to an excessive number of personnel during the surgical procedure
  • People exposed to an increase in pathogens in the environment
  • People with a score ? 2 according to the classification of the physical state of the American Society of Anesthesiologists

Associated problems

  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Extensive surgical procedure
  • General anesthesia
  • Hypertension
  • Immunosuppression
  • Inadequate antibiotic prophylaxis
  • ineffective antibiotic prophylaxis
  • Infections in other surgical wounds
  • Invasive procedure
  • Postraumatic osteoarthritis
  • Prolonged duration of the surgical procedure
  • Prosthesis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Significant comorbidity
  • Surgical implant
  • Surgical wound pollution