A patient with insulinoma is suffering from mental confusion and cognitive impairment. Which action of the nurse best demonstrates that she is respecting the client's dignity?


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- Allow the patient to make choices such as what to eat or what to wear

- Tell the patient that the nurse will take care of everything she needs

- Ask a family member to hold the patient down during a procedure

- Do not force the patient to take his medications


A patient who is suffering from mental confusion needs to have the nurse's support and respect, particularly because the patient typically cannot garner the respect for himself. The nurse can best demonstrate respect for a client by allowing the patient to make decisions when possible, even if they seem minor or small. In this case, the nurse could allow the patient to have choices in what he wants to eat or wear.

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