Consent for medical treatment can be given by a minor with a sexually transmitted disease (STD).
A second trimester abortion can be given without state involvement.
Student nurses cannot be sued for malpractice while in a nursing clinical class.
Nurses who get sick and leave during a shift are not abandoning clients if they call their supervisor and leave a message about their emergency illness.
Nurse abandoning the clients when going to lunch
Nurse following an order that is incomplete or incorrect
Nurse documenting blame on the physician when a mistake is made
Supervisor watching a new employee check his or her skills level
Reflex vasoconstriction occurs.
Reflex vasodilation occurs.
Systemic response occurs.
Local response occurs.
An expression of the anger stage of dying
An expression of disenfranchised grief
The result of maturational loss
The result of previous losses
Coping mechanisms that were effective in the past are often disregarded in response to the pain of a loss
A person’s perception of a loss has little to do with the grieving process.
The sequencing of stages of grief may occur in order. they may be skipped. or they may recur.
Most clients want to be left alone.
Limit the time visitors may stay so they do not become overwhelmed by the situation.
Avoid telling family members about the client’s actual condition so they will not lose hope.
Discourage spiritual practices because this will have little connection to the client at this time.
Find simple and appropriate care activities for the family to perform.
Spending time to let clients share their life experiences
Decreasing emphasis on attending to the client’s appearance because it only increases their fatigue
Making decisions for clients so they do not have to make them
Placing the client in a private room to provide privacy at all times
Numbing; yearning and searching; disorganization and despair; and reorganization.
Accepting the reality of loss. working through the pain of grief. adjusting to the environment without the deceased. and emotionally relocating the deceased and moving on with life.
Anticipatory grief. perceived loss. actual loss. and renewal.
Denial. anger. bargaining. depression. and acceptance.
The emotional response to loss.
The outward. social expression of loss.
Postponing the awareness of the reality of the loss.
The inner feeling and outward reactions of the survivor.
Have family members say goodbye to the deceased.
Call the transplant team to retrieve vital organs.
Remove all tubes and equipment (unless organ donation is to take place). clean the body. and position appropriately.
Call the funeral director to come and get the body.