Which type of communication could be the most useful for the pt? The nurse realizes that the pt is having a hard dealing with their diagnosis. The pt states that he is feeling alone with no one who understands.
A. Silence B. Empathy C. Reflection D. Summarization
The pt is feeling alone and afraid. Although silence could be useful to let the pt get out all of there feelings, empathy could be the best form of communication to ease the feeling of being alone. Reflecting and Summarization could lead to the pt feeling patronized.