Question: You Are Caring For A Patient Who Has Been Diagnosed With Cancer. The Patient Is Elderly And After Considering The Options, He Has Decided That He Wants To Enjoy Every Day Rather Than Choosing To Be Sick While Taking Chemotherapy Treatments. His Family Is Very Upset And The Oncologists Are Pushing The Patient To Begin Chemotherapy. 1. Explain How You …

Question: You Are Caring For A Patient Who Has Been Diagnosed With Cancer. The Patient Is Elderly And After Considering The Options, He Has Decided That He Wants To Enjoy Every Day Rather Than Choosing To Be Sick While Taking Chemotherapy Treatments. His Family Is Very Upset And The Oncologists Are Pushing The Patient To Begin Chemotherapy. 1. Explain How You …

You are caring for a patient who has been diagnosed with cancer. The patient is elderly and after considering the options, he

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You are caring for a patient who has been diagnosed with cancer. The patient is elderly and after considering the options, he has decided that he wants to enjoy every day rather than choosing to be sick while taking chemotherapy treatments. His family is very upset and the oncologists are pushing the patient to begin chemotherapy. 1. Explain how you can act as an advocate for this patient, while still remaining professional and objective. 2. Why is it so important that nurses advocate for their patients even if it means they will die? 3. How will you treat your patient’s with dignity and respect? Why is this so important?