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Nursing diagnoses of the activity/rest domain in people living with AIDS: a transversal study

Reno Ribeiro Barbosa Alves, Vinicius Lino de Souza Neto, Renan Ribeiro Barbosa Alves, Bárbara Coeli Oliveira da Silva, Sueleide Cristina Dantas dos Santos, Richardson Augusto Rosendo da Silva


Aim: To identify the nursing diagnoses of the activity/rest domain of NANDA-I Taxonomy II and to analyze the association between the most frequent diagnoses and their defining characteristics, related factors/risk in people living with AIDS. Method: This is a cross-sectional and descriptive study using a quantitative approach. It was performed with 113 patients from March to September 2014. Data were collected using two validated instruments for anamnesis and physical examination. For the elaboration of the diagnoses, the Risner model was followed. And, for purposes of statistical association, the Chi-Square and Fisher tests were used. Results: We identified 30 diagnoses, and only six had a statistically significant association with their components: impaired sleep pattern; fatigue; insomnia; risk of ineffective renal perfusion; impaired walking; deficit in self-care for the bath.  Conclusion: The diagnoses with their associated components provide guidance for the elaboration of nursing interventions as a priority.


Nursing Process;Nursing Diagnosis;Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome


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