While caring for a female client who will have a total knee replacement the next day, the orders include hair removal at the surgical site. Which of the following is most appropriate?
Advise the client to shave in the direction of hair growth.
Use clippers to remove the hair from the knee and surrounding area.
Don sterile gloves and shave the surgical site with a razor.
Ask the client if she would prefer to shave her leg with a razor or have assistance.
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