You have a 48-year-old male client who complains of chest discomfort for 2 hours. The pain is not reproducible and he reports that he was looking through a photo album of his father when it started. The client is shaking and tearful when he states, "My father died of a heart attack and I am so scared that I will too!" Which of the following nursing diagnoses would be appropriate for this client? Select All That Apply.


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- Death anxiety

- Fear

- Ineffective coping

- Adult failure to thrive

- Decreased cardiac output


This client is experiencing anxiety related to the death of his father. The client does not show any s/sx of cardiac issues nor failure to thrive


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