The nurse is caring for a non-English speaking client. The surgeon has asked the nurse to hurry up and prepare the client for their scheduled procedure, which is running late. Which of the following is least appropriate?
Ask if a phone-service interpreting service is available to expedite the client preparation.
Explain to the client’s family member that the procedure may be delayed further.
Allow the client’s family member to serve as the interpreter.
Inform the surgeon that the procedure will be delayed further because getting a staff interpreter will take additional time.
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