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-signed(with date)-without duress(not coerced)*** if emergencytelephone*** if no relativescan be signed by 2surgeonsIn signing an informed consent, WHAT IF?-an emancipated minor, married,independent, earning a living-illiterateo(Thumb mark)-unconsciouso(Legal guardian)-mentally incompetento(Parent/assigned legalguardian/court)o(Psych patient can refuse untilcourt decides)-child of minor/unwed parentInformed Consent in emergency cases:
Page | 2-desired but not essential-exhaust all resources to contact thefamily-permit may be accepted throughtelegram, written communication orby telephone (2 nurses must monitorthe call and sign)-a written consultation by 2 physiciansother than the surgeon will sufficeuntil relative can sign a consent-LOOK FOR ANY INFORMATIONREGARDING THE PATIENT’S DESIRE ORREFUSAL TO ANY LIFE-SAVINGPROCEDURE (DNR)Legal ConsentPatient’s name in fullSurgeon’s nameProcedure to be performedPatient’s and authorized witness/essignaturesDate of signatures4.Which nursing intervention would bemost important to assist in decreasingthe anxiety of a patient undergoingsurgery?A.Discouraging the patient fromdiscussing the surgical procedureB.Verifying that the operative permitis signed on the chartC.Ensuring the safety of the patientwhile in surgeryD.Assessing the patient for concernsabout the surgical experience5.A preoperative patient expressesanxiety to a nurse about anupcoming surgery. Which responseby the nurse is most likely to stimulatefurther discussion between thepatient and the nurse?B.“Let me tell you about the carethat you’ll receive after thesurgery and the amount of painyou can anticipate.”C.“If it’s any help, everyone isnervous before surgery.”D.“Can you share with me whatyou’ve been told about yoursurgery?”

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