Overbearing family members - page 2

by mindyjo15, BSN, RN, EMT-B | 2,707 Views | 10 Comments

What is the best way to deal with family members that are doing all the talking for the patient, as if they are deciding what is the best care for the patient?... Read More


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    If the patient is A&Ox3 and in charge of their own care AND it appears that they are being overshadowed by their family member, I will say "OK, thanks" to the family and address the patient with the same question.

    If family member keeps butting in, I will ask them to leave the room for my assessment.
    nrsang97 and Hygiene Queen like this.


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