Nursing Intervention for Alzheimer's Disease

Nursing Intervention and Diagnosis for Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's disease is not contagious, but rather a syndrome similar to apoptosis of brain cells at the same time, so that the brain seemed to shrink. Alzheimer's disease is also said to be synonymous with the parents.

Risk for Alzheimer's disease, increases with age. Starting at the age of 65 years, someone has a five percent risk of developing the disease and will be doubling every five years, said a doctor. According to him, even if the disease is associated with a parent, but history proves that the first disease that is known for sure is that women suffer from this disease in the early 50's age.

Risk Factors
  •      People with hypertension who reach the age of 40 years and over
  •      People with diabetes
  •      Lack of exercise
  •      High cholesterol levels
  •      Heredity - the family has this disease in the 50s.

Nursing Diagnosis for Alzheimer's Disease

Risk for Injury related to:
  • Unable to recognize / identify hazards in the environment.
  • Disorientation, confusion, impaired decision making.
  • Weakness, the muscles are not coordinated, the presence of seizure activity.

Nursing Intervention for Alzheimer's Disease
  • Assess the degree of impaired ability of competence emergence of impulsive behavior and a decrease in visual perception.
  • Help the people closest to identify the risk of hazards that may arise.
  • Eliminate / minimize sources of hazards in the environment
  • Divert attention to a client when agitated or dangerous behaviors like getting out of bed by climbing the fence bed.

  • Impairment of visual perception increase the risk of falling. Identify potential risks in the environment and heighten awareness so that caregivers more aware of the danger.
  • An impaired cognitive and perceptual disorders are beginning to experience the trauma as a result of the inability to take responsibility for basic security capabilities, or evaluating a particular situation.
  • Maintain security by avoiding a confrontation that could improve the behavior / increase the risk for injury.

Nursing Diagnosis for Alzheimer's Disease

Disturbed Thought Processes related to :
  • Irreversible neuro degeneration
  • Memory Loss
  • Psychological Conflict
  • Deprivation lie

Nursing Intervention for Alzheimer's Disease
  • Assess the level of cognitive disorders such as changes orientasiterhadap people, places and times, range, attention, thinking skills.
  • Talk with the people closest to the usual behavior change / length of the existing problems.
  • Maintain a nice quiet neighborhood.
  • Face-to-face when talking with patients.
  • Call patient by name.
  • Use a rather low voice and spoke slowly in patients.

  • Provide the basis for the evaluation / comparison that will come, and influencing the choice of intervention.
  • Noise, crowds, the crowds are usually the excessive sensory neurons and can increase interference.
  • Cause concern, especially in people with perceptual disorders.
  • The name is a form of self-identity and lead to recognition of reality and the individual.
  • Increasing the possibility of understanding.

Nursing Assessment for Alzheimer's Disease

Nursing Diagnosis for Alzheimer's Disease