A 3-year-old child has just been diagnosed with neuroblastoma. The family is in a state of disbelief. The parents do not understand the exact nature or future implications of neuroblastoma. While caring for the child, the RN must treat him or her as normally as possible. It is also important that the RN support family members or care providers and allow them time to comprehend the diagnosis.
What does the registered professional nurse say to this family?
For this discussion, select one of the statements below and explain why you would use this statement when working with this family. Be sure to support your decision with material from the textbook or a current nursing publication.
- Statement #1– “It is important for you to verbalize and express your feelings.”
- Statement #2– “You may find it helpful to talk with others who have had a similar experience as you. I have contact information for a support group. Would you like me to call them for you?”
- Statement #3– “I know that this is a difficult time for you. Let’s take this day by day and make your child’s routine as normal as possible.”
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