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A client is scheduled for surgery. While doing final preoperative care she tells the nurse, "I really don't understand why I need this operation; I wish the doctor would explain it better to me". What is the nurse's role in advocating for this client? Ans: The advocacy role that the nurse will take is educating the patient on why they need the surgery. The information should be simplified in a way that the patient would easily understand. ( The nurse needs to be a patient advocate by letting the provider know so the provider can come explain it again)Advocacy in nursing can take many forms such as ensuring that the patients are safe, educating the patients, ensuring that the patient's rights are protected, and also enabling the patients to access the resources they need. In the case described in the question, the nursing role will be to educate the patient on why he/she needs surgery. The nurse should educate the patient in a language that the patient understands until the patient is comfortably well informed of the reason for the surgery.The

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