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A patient with a brain tumor is restless and moaning

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A patient with a brain tumor is restless and moaning. The family requests pain medication to be administered to the patient. Thenurse assesses the patient and agrees that pain medication may help ease the patient’s suffering; however, the medication maydepress the patient’s breathing effort. In this situation, it is permissible for the nurse to administer a medication that has potentialto do harm if the intent is to relieve suffering. Of what is this situation an example?a.Principle of veracity (obligation to be truthful)b.Principle of beneficence (do good)c.Principle of double effect - The principle of double effect acknowledges that it is morally permissible to administermedication that may do harm if the intent is to relieve pain and suffering and not to hasten deathd.Principle of nonmaleficence(do no harm)
27A patient with bone cancer is inquiring about hospice care. The nurse understands that for patients to be candidates for hospice,maximum life expectancy must be what?
Which statement from the nurse to the family member of a dying client is most accurate and helpful?
What will goals of a palliative care management plan include? Select all that apply.
The student nurse learns that empathy is an essential component in communication among health care team members, the patient,and the family during chronic illness. What is empathy?a.Feeling of concern for another person (sympathy)b.Feeling pity or sorrow for someone else (sympathy)c.Identifying with and understanding another person’s situation. In short, it is the ability to put yourself in someoneelse’s place and to feel what they are feeling.d.Paying attention to and observing a person’s nonverbal cues (active listening)

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Term
Fall
Professor
Teresa Beaudry
Tags
Human Sexuality, partner, Sexual intercourse, d Nurse

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