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Which concepts about families should the nurse keep in mind when providing care for this client?
A nurse is caring for a client who has undergone hemicolectomy for colon cancer. The woman has two children.



A. Illness in one family member can affect all family members.
B. Family roles don t change because of illness.
C. A family member may have more than one role at a time in the family.
D. Children typically aren t affected by adult illness.
E. The effects of an illness on a family depend on the stage of the family s life cycle.
F. Changes in sleeping and eating patterns may be signs of stress in a family.
Asked by Marley, Last updated: Jan 10, 2020

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J. Shatner

J. Shatner, Content writer, Boston

Answered Jul 19, 2018

The nurse should take into consideration that illnesses in one family member can affect all family members; members can have more than one role in a family; the effects of an illness depends on...Read More
 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Sep 09, 2016

Illness in one family member can affect all family members.-2. a family member may have more than one role at a time in the family.-3. the effects of an illness on a family depend on the stage of...Read More
 

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