Saturday, March 24, 2012

Activity Intolerance related to Fatigue

Activity intolerance related to fatigue

Definition: Insufficient physiological or psychological energy to continue or complete the requested activity or daily activities.

Defining characteristics:
  • Verbal report of fatigue or weakness.
  • Abnormal response of blood pressure or pulse of activity
  • ECG changes indicating ischemia or arrhythmia
  • Presence of dyspnea or discomfort on exertion.
Related factors:
  • Bed rest or immobilization Baring
  • Overall weakness
  • Imbalance between oxygen suplei needs
  • Lifestyle is maintained.
  • Energy conservation
  • Self Care: ADLs
Expected Result:
Participate in physical activity without an accompanying increase in blood pressure, pulse and respiration
Able to perform daily activities (ADLs) independently


Energy Management
  • Observation of client restrictions in activities
  • Encourage the child to express feelings of limitations
  • Assess the factors that cause fatigue
  • Monitor nutrition and adequate sources of energy
  • Monitor the patient's physical and emotional exhaustion are excessive
  • Monitor cardiovascular response to activity
  • Monitor sleep patterns and duration of sleep / rest patients
Activity Therapy
  • Collaborate with the Medical Rehabilitation Workers dalammerencanakan progran appropriate therapy.
  • Help clients to identify activities that can be done
  • Helps to choose activities consistent with the ability yangsesuai physical, psychological and social
  • Helps to identify and obtain resources needed for the desired activity
  • Mendpatkan auxiliary aids for activities such as wheelchairs, crick
  • Bantu untu identify a preferred activity
  • Help clients to exercise their free time schedule
  • Help the patient / family to identify deficiencies in the activity
  • Provide positive reinforcement for active move
  • Help the patient to develop self-motivation and reinforcement
  • Monitor physical response, EMOI, social and spiritual

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