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A nurse is caring for a patient with cancer who describes using meditation, guided imagery, and mega intravenous doses of vitamin C as part of her treatment. Which of the following nursing actions would take into consideration the patient's ability for self-determination?

▸ Honour the patient's right to use therapies other than conventional medicine to address their health care needs.

▸ Tell the patient that she  should stop these therapies because the research does not support them.

▸ Inform the patient that she has  a right to do what she  wants, but that it is unwise to mix different modalities of therapy.

▸ Encourage the patient to share the alternative therapies with other patients to see if they might help them as well.
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Ethics and Issues in Contemporary Nursing


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