Clinical validation of the nursing diagnoses of Impaired Tissue Integrity and Impaired Skin Integrity in patients subjected to cardiac catheterization.

@article{Paganin2013ClinicalVO,
  title={Clinical validation of the nursing diagnoses of Impaired Tissue Integrity and Impaired Skin Integrity in patients subjected to cardiac catheterization.},
  author={Angelita Paganin and Eneida Rejane Rabelo},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2013},
  volume={69 6},
  pages={1338-45}
}
AIM To validate, clinically, the defining characteristics for the nursing diagnoses of Impaired Tissue Integrity and Impaired Skin Integrity in patients subjected to heart catheterization and to validate acute pain, haematoma, bleeding, redness, and heat as additional characteristics. BACKGROUND In clinical practice, an applicable nursing diagnosis for patients subjected to diagnostic heart catheterization has not been well-defined. DESIGN Cross-sectional. METHODS This clinical validation… CONTINUE READING