Interpret referrals or requests for tests on receipt

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Scenario continues:The next day you learn that Mrs Lee had bleeding from her biopsy site overnight,and has been transferred to ICU for monitoring. You are told she will probablyrecover, but that is not certain;though the biopsy was performed appropriately, butthere was not a valid consent for the procedure.
Q5. What is the duty of care?
Q6. The hospital might be sued in a court of law. State at least (2) legal terms isapplicable to a civil suit
Q7. If Mrs Lee dies, this case will also be referred to the coroner, because it will be thedirect result ofmedical intervention. One of the things the coroner will scrutinizeis all the documentation associated with the lead up to, process, andsubsequent events of the biopsy and death.Statement A:It is essential that all the nursing notes and other charting arewritten accordingto legalrequirements in line with organizational policies when the patient is not a nativeEnglish speaker.Statement B:When negligence was identified, all theincidents that resulted in harm to thepatient should have been openlydisclosed to the patient, their family, carers and other supportpersons.(PC1.7,PC2.6, PC2.7, PC3.4, PC5.2, PC5.3, KE12, KE23h)Statement C:When negligence was identified, all health professionals involvedin the care forMrs Lee have obligations to disclose the incidents to Mrs Leeand her family.Pick the correct answer:
Q8. Mrs Lee’s son in law asks you to send the photographs you took, however, asthis is an outsider’s request you are in a dilemma. Whom do you consult?
interpret referrals or requests for tests on receipt, ensuring the natureand requirements of tests are correctly identified. What were your obligations here?
Case Study 2Q9. What ethical dilemma arose from this clinicalcase?(PC3.4)Q10. What ethical principles cause thisdilemma?Scenario:The patient Mr Green is a 57-year-old gentleman with aggressive prostate cancer who istook care of bythe nursing team in the oncology department of a general hospital inBrisbane, QLD, Australia. MrGreen was diagnosed with prostate cancer seven yearsago but refused medical and surgical treatment at the time. He chose to seekalternative treatment and did not follow up with the urologist over thatseven-yearperiod. Mr Green has now presented with anemia and hypoproteinemia. Afterseveraldiagnostic tests over a period it was discovered that the cancer hadmetastasized to his bones, it hadspread locally to his lymph nodes and the primarytumor was invading the bladder and partially obstructing the left kidney. Mr Green
Q11. How is the National Code of Ethics for Nurses and Midwives considered intothis case?
Q12. Based on the ethical decision making model, what ethical decisions and actionscan you make to respond to Mr Green’s suicide attemps?

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