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A physician has ordered you to give a medication that you believe will harm your patient. Which of the following should you do?

▸ Question the physician, refuse to carry out the order if the physician insists you do so, and document the incident.

▸ Question the physician but carry out the order if the physician insists.

▸ Carry out the ordered treatment but note your objection in the patient care report.

▸ Contact a supervisor in the EMS system and request a second opinion.
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