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Medical Diagnoses: Activity intolerance, Imbalance between oxygen supply and demand 


Nursing DX/Clinical Problem

Client Goals/Desired Outcomes/Objectives

Nursing Interventions/Actions/Orders and Rationale





Subjective client states she is eager to walk to activity room








Extreme of age


Bedrest X 2 days


Possible weakness due to current illness


Respiratory problems due current illness


Activity intolerance









Long Term:             1. will increase activity level by discharge

2. client to identify controllable factors that cause fatigue

1.identify activities patient considers meaningful

1. will enhance motivation to become more active

2. identify and minimize factors that decrease client’s exercise tolerance

2. to reduce body’s oxygen demand and prevent fatigue






Client able to walk to activity room without SOA


Client verbalizes understanding of identifying and minimizing factors that cause fatigue



Imbalance between oxygen supply and demand







Short Term:

1.Client will verbalize understanding of need to increase activity level gradually and encourage activity to client’s level of tolerance

1. helps client develop independence


Client verbalizes understanding to gradually increase activity level  



Respiratory problems secondary to pneumonia








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