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B, While it is important for the nurse to be aware of cultural implications related to death, this does not address the parents’ concerns.D, This action assumes that something is bothering the child beyond what he asked. While there may be other issues bothering the child, this is not the best action based on the husband’s statements.Carol and her husband ask the nurse what they should tell their 3-year-old daughter when Bertha dies.
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13. Which phrase should the nurse recommend? Correct Answer: B, This statement is truthful and acknowledges the parents’ feelings of sorrow and grief. The parents may also want to tell the child that the person who died is not coming back and then answer any questions. This process may need to be repeated many times.Incorrect Rationale: A, This phrase should not be used because young children may interpret it literally and fear going to sleep because they might die.C, This statement may be taken literally, causing the child to misbehave so she will not be taken by Godfor being good.D, Preschool children may misinterpret this statement because at this developmental level, death is not conceptualized as permanent. The child knows that when a parent loses his or her keys, they can be found. They may think that if they search hard enough, they can find the person who was lost.Bertha begins to sleep more, and she has less alert time. Over the last few days, she has become more restless, has increased grimacing, and periodically clenches her fists. The nurse notes an increase in pulse, respiration, and blood pressure during these episodes. The healthcare provider is contacted, and oxycodone HCL immediate-release concentrate solution (OxyFAST) is prescribed to be administered via the oral transmucosal route every 4 hours as needed for pain. Frank asks the nurse why oxycodone is given in this manner. 14. The nurse answers Frank’s question based on which information? (Select all that apply.) Correct Answer(s): C, Because the oral mucosa has a thin epithelium and abundant blood vessels, drugs administered via this route are rapidly absorbed. Passing directly into the bloodstream, medication acts quickly while avoiding the damaging effects of gastric juices and liver metabolisms.

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