A nurse is preparing a patient for balloon angioplasty following identification of peripheral vascular insufficiency. Which of the following statements by the patient indicates understanding of the procedure?
“This procedure compresses the blockage in my arteries so that blood can pass through.”
“This procedure will allow me to continue my lifestyle as before without risking any arterial blood flow blockage.”
“This procedure is used to reduce my risk of stroke.”
“If I have this procedure, I will not need a stent to keep the area of the blockage open.”
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