Nursing Diagnosis for Hematologic and Immune System Diseases/Disorders

Anemia’s (Iron Deficiency, Pernicious, Aplastic, Hemolytic)

  • Activity intolerance
  • Imbalanced nutrition less than body requirements
  • Constipation or diarrhea
  • Risk for infection
  • Deficient knowledge (learning need) regarding condition, prognosis, treatment, self-care, and discharge needs.

View Sample Nursing Care Plan for Anemia

Sickle Cell Crisis

  • Impaired gas exchange
  • Acute or chronic pain
  • Ineffective tissue perfusion (specify)
  • Risk for deficient fluid volume
  • Impaired physical mobility
  • Risk for impaired skin integrity
  • Risk for infection
  • Deficient knowledge (learning need) regarding condition, prognosis, treatment, self-care, and discharge needs.

Leukemias

  • Risk for infection
  • Risk for deficient fluid volume
  • Acute pain
  • Activity intolerance
  • Deficient knowledge (learning need) regarding condition, prognosis, treatment, self-care, and discharge needs.

View sample Nursing Care Plan for Leukemia

Lymphomas

  • Risk for impaired gas exchange
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Deficient knowledge (learning need) regarding condition, prognosis, treatment, self-care, and discharge needs.

Sepsis/ Septicemia

  • Risk for infection (progression of sepsis to septic shock, development of opportunistic infections)
  • Hyperthermia
  • Risk for ineffective tissue perfusion
  • Risk for deficient fluid volume
  • Risk for impaired gas exchange
  • Deficient knowledge (learning need) regarding condition, prognosis, treatment, self-care, and discharge needs.

View Sample Nursing Care Plan for Sepsis

HIV-Positive Patient

  • Impaired adjustment
  • Fatigue
  • Deficient knowledge (learning need) regarding condition, prognosis, treatment, self-care, and discharge needs.
  • Risk for social isolation
  • Ineffective therapeutic regimen management (individual/family)

AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)

  • Risk for infection (progression to sepsis or onset of new opportunistic infection)
  • Risk for deficient fluid volume
  • Risk for impaired breathing pattern
  • Ineffective gas exchange
  • Risk for injury (hemorrhage)
  • Imbalanced nutrition less than body requirements
  • Acute or chronic pain
  • Risk for impaired skin integrity
  • Impaired oral mucous membrane
  • Fatigue
  • Disturbed thought process
  • Anxiety or fear
  • Social Isolation
  • Powerlessness
  • Deficient knowledge (learning need) regarding condition, prognosis, treatment, self-care, and discharge needs.

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