Nursing Diagnosis for Dengue Fever

Dengue Fever

Dengue Fever is a virus-based disease spread by mosquitoes.


Dengue fever is caused by one of four different but related viruses. It is spread by the bite of mosquitoes, most commonly the mosquito Aedes aegypti, which is found in tropic and subtropic regions. This includes parts of :

Indonesian archipelago into northeastern Australia
South and Central America
Southeast Asia
Sub-Saharan Africa

Dengue fever is being seen more in world travelers.

Dengue fever should not be confused with Dengue hemorrhagic fever, which is a separate disease that is caused by the same type of virus but has much more severe symptoms.

Nursing Diagnosis for Dengue Fever
  1. Imbalanced body temperature related to the disease process.
  2. Pain related to pathological disease process.
  3. Imbalanced nutritional needs : less than the needs related to nausea, vomiting, anorexia.
  4. Deficient Fluid Volume related to increased permeability of the plasma wall.
  5. Disruption of daily activities related to the condition of the body is weak.
  6. Risk hypovolemik shock related to lack of body fluid volume.
  7. Risk forinfection related to invasive (intravenous infusions).
  8. Risk for bleeding related to thrombocytopenia.
  9. Anxiety related to the patient's condition deteriorated and bleeding.