Nanda Nursing Diagnosis for Dizziness Vertigo

Dizziness Vertigo

Dizziness is the Third Most Frequent Reason People Seek Medical Attention

Dizziness is one thing, vertigo is another. Both involve potential feelings of unsteadiness and possible faintness, but vertigo will often also include disorientation. Both conditions can persist to be point of becoming disabling.

There are many reasons for causing dizziness. Infection in viral system is the main cause of dizziness which affects the air flow to the head or the ear. The low blood pressure can also cause dizziness due to reduction of blood supply to the brain. Mental anxiety and panic attacks, can lead to dizzy condition. Sudden low blood sugar is another possible cause, and is easily treated by taking some sugary foods.

The dizziness can be recognized with the following symptoms
  • Being fainted at the sight of blood or with emotional upset 
  • Fainting in standing up too quickly or standing still too long 
  • Weakness during a illness 
  • Seasickness or motion sickness 
  • Queasiness, nausea, or vomiting 
  • Confusion in thinking 
  • Fatigue feelings, tiredness or daytime sleepiness 
  • Clumsy movement
Vertigo is usually due to an imperfection of the equilibratory apparatus of the semicircular canals of the ear. There may also be associated problems with the vestibule, 8th nerve, the semicircular canals, the eyes, or in the brainstem. Any of these structures can be affected by a variety of diseases and disorders, such as: otitis media, labyrinthitis, osteosclerosis, an obstruction of the Eustachian tube, or external auditory canal. Avery important element that may result in vertigo, is a disease called " Meniere's syndrome.

Nanda Nursing Diagnosis for Dizziness Vertigo

1. Pain (acute / chronic)

related to: stress and tension, irritation / nerve pressure, increased intracranial
characterized by : pain states that are influenced by such factors, changes in position, changes in sleep patterns, anxiety.

2. Ineffective individual coping

related to: inadequate relaxation, coping methods are not adequate, excess workload.

3. Deficient knowledge : (needs to learn) about the condition and treatment needs

related to : cognitive limitations, are not familiar information and less to remember.
characterized by the request information, Inadequate follow the instructions.

Nursing Assessment Nursing Care Plan for Dizziness Vertigo
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