Prior to surgery, a surgeon requests that the nurse review the surgical procedure, risks, benefits, and alternative therapies with a client. Which response by the nurse is most appropriate?
Discuss with the client and family the implications for surgery, risks, benefits, and alternative therapies.
Indicate in the chart that informed consent has been obtained.
Postpone the procedure until the provider can meet with the client.
Instruct the surgeon that only the provider performing the procedure can obtain informed consent.
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