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Unformatted text preview: hospital. I would also explain to the patient the reasoning behind no one being in to see him yet. I could help reassure him by telling him how maybe they wanted to let him rest after his surgery before disclosing the new diagnosis to him or maybe they were still reviewing the findings and wanted to make sure that they were accurate on the new diagnosis before disclosing the information to him. As a family member, I would try to comfort my family member to the best of my ability. Family members have a completely different role than caregivers do so as a family member. I would be there for my family member both physically and emotionally, I would reassure my family member by letting him know that everything was going to be alright. By comforting my family member I would let him know that I was there, for him....
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- Spring '09