00178 Risk for impaired liver function

00178 Risk for impaired liver function

Definition of the NANDA label

Risk of decreased liver function that can compromise health.

Susceptible to a decrease in liver function, which may compromise health.

Risk factors

• Hepatotoxic drugs (eg, paracetamol, statins).
• HIV coinfection.
• Substance abuse (eg, alcohol, cocaine).
• Viral infections (eg, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, Epstein-Barr virus).

Associated condition

• Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) coinfection
• Pharmaceutical agent
• Viral infection


• Nutritional status: food and liquid intake.
• Hydration.
• Neurological status.
• Vital signs.
• Control of HIV infection.


• Nutrition management.
• Nutritional monitoring.
• Neurological monitoring.
• Monitoring of vital signs.
• Control of addictions.
• Therapeutic guides.