Nursing Care Plans for Anxiety

Nursing Care Plans for Anxiety

A nursing care plan for Anxiety is used when a patient feels a vague, uneasy or discomfort or dread accompanied by an autonomic response (the source often nonspecific or unknown to the individual), a feeling of apprehension caused by anticipation of danger. It is an alerting signal that warns of impending danger and enables the individual to take measures to deal with threat.

Related factors for Anxiety :
  • Anesthesia
  • Invasive/noninvasive procedure
  • Interpersonal conflicts
  • Anticipated/actual pain
  • Loss of significant other
  • Threat to self-concept

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