Nclex Chapter 11:
a 52 year old patient is being transferred from the recovery room following extensive surgey as a result of trauma from an automobile accident. the nurse assigned to complete his care remembers that when admitting, transferring or discharging a patient..
1.) the patient is a human being deserving dignity, courtesy, and respect.
2.) the patient is ill and unable to make decisions or give accurate information
3.) the nurse knows best and should tell the patient what to do
4.) families get in the way and should be encouraged not to get involved in the patients care.
1.) the patient is a human being deserving dignity, courtesy and respect.