In the care of the deaf or hard of hearing client, the priority nursing intervention should be what?


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- Position yourself directly in front of the client.

- Keep the lights dim.

- Talk in a high voice.

- Move closer to the affected ear.


In caring for the deaf or hard of hearing client, the nurse should position herself directly in front of the client. The room should be well lit and the nurse should speak in a low voice and move closer to the unaffected ear.

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