Cushing’s Syndrome Nursing Care Plan


Nursing Diagnosis
  1. Risk for injury and Risk for infection related to weakness and changes in protein metabolism and inflammatory response.
  2. Self-care Deficit: weakness, feeling of tiredness, muscle atrophy and changes in sleep patterns.
  3. Impaired skin integrity related to edema, impaired healing and the skin is thin and fragile.
  4. Disturbed Body Image related to changes in physical appearance, sexual dysfunction and decreased activity levels.
  5. Disturbed Thought Processes related to fluctuations in emotions, irritability and depression.