Q 6

A Native American male is admitted to the emergency department with an ulcerated toe secondary to uncontrolled diabetes mellitus.The client refuses to talk to a physician unless a shaman is present.Which nursing action is best? A)Assist the client in contacting a shaman of his choice. B)Explain to the client that folk medicine will not heal the ulcerated toe. C)Ask the client to explain what the shaman can do that the physician cannot. D)Inform the client that he has the right to refuse medical treatment.

Multiple Choice