Of the following nursing diagnoses, which is most appropriate for the care plan of a patient having trouble remembering to take all of his medications?


•Noncompliance is a common nursing diagnosis used to manage a patient's drug regimen. Noncompliance can be related to many things, including the complexity, cost, duration, values, access, and knowledge.

•The nurse may list other diagnoses, depending on the risks or side effects of the medications and the patient's comorbidities.

•Anxiety, risk of self harm, and loss of hope are not appropriate nursing diagnoses.

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