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A nurse is caring for an older adult client with terminal cancer. The client's family wants to continue treatment, but the client would like to discontinue treatment and go home. The nurse agrees to be present while the client tells the family. Which principle is the nurse supporting?
A) Justice for the client
B) Nonmaleficence for the client
C) Autonomy for the client
D) Beneficence for the client
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My reasoning: Autonomy refers to the right to make one's own decisions. The nurse is supporting this principle by supporting the client in his decision. Nonmaleficence is the duty to "do no harm." Justice is often referred to as fairness. Beneficence means "doing good."
 
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i believe the answer is C
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