Asked by Monae Vazquez on Mar 10, 2024

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A 2-year-old patient is being admitted to the outpatient surgery for a tonsillectomy.Which will provide the best primary source of information for what comforts the patient when stressed?

A) Patient chart
B) Patient
C) Parents
D) Surgeon

Tonsillectomy

A surgical procedure to remove the tonsils, typically performed to treat recurring tonsillitis or obstructive sleep apnea.

Outpatient Surgery

A surgical procedure performed that does not require an overnight stay in the hospital, allowing the patient to return home the same day.

Primary Source

An original document or first-hand account that has not been altered or interpreted by another source, often used in research.

  • Recognize the importance of patient-centered care and cultural sensitivity in nursing.
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Fleuri Dindar

Mar 10, 2024

Final Answer :
C
Explanation :
Family members and significant others are primary sources of information for infants,children,critically ill adults,patients with mental handicaps,or patients who are unconscious or have reduced cognitive function.The patient is too young.The patient's chart is a source but not a primary source.The parents are a better source than the surgeon.