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((Activity Intoleran))

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What do you mean by (search activity intolerance)? Exactly what type of information about activity intolerance do you need? I will be glad to help if I can but need to know more about what you are asking.

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Specializes in med/surg, telemetry, IV therapy, mgmt. Has 40 years experience.

Hello, am0nah!

The definition of the nursing diagnosis, Activity Intolerance, is "insufficient physiological or psychological energy to endure or complete required or desired daily activities." [Nursing Diagnoses: Definitions & Classification 2005-2006 published by NANDA International, page. 3]

A patient who has activity intolerance would have these characteristics:

  • they would be telling you that they are weak
  • they would tell you that activity make them fell very, very tired
  • their pulse or blood pressure would get abnormally high or irregular with activity
  • an EKG would also show irregular heart rate or change in heart rhythms with any activity
  • shortness of breath with activity
  • the patient would look like they are having discomfort when moving

The causes of this are usually

  • being on bed rest
  • immobility
  • a lifestyle where the patient just doesn't move around much
  • overall weakness
  • an imbalance between oxygen supply and demand

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