An older client with advanced Alzheimer's disease is being treated for pneumonia. The daughter is not sure if resuscitation efforts should be a part of the plan of care. What information should the nurse provide to the daughter?
A care conference is being held with the family of an older patient in the late stages of Alzheimer's disease. The family wants to know if a feeding tube should be placed. How should this question be answered?
The nurse is preparing an educational session on stroke prevention for a group of senior citizens. What information would be important for the nurse to provide to these participants? Select all that apply.
An older patient with Alzheimer's disease has a feeding tube. The family wants to know if the patient will ever be able to eat solid food again. What information should the nurse include when responding to this family's question?