An unconscious client, bleeding profusely, is brought to the emergency department after a serious…

An unconscious client, bleeding
profusely, is brought to the emergency department after a serious accident.
Surgery is required immediately to save the client’s life. With regard to
informed consent for the surgical procedure, which is the best action?

 1. Call the nursing supervisor to
initiate a court order for the surgical procedure. 2. Try calling the client’s
spouse to obtain telephone consent before the surgical procedure. 3. Ask the
friend who accompanied the client to the emergency department to sign the
consent form. 4. Transport the client to the operating department
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An unconscious client, bleeding
profusely, is brought to the emergency department after a serious accident.
Surgery is required immediately to save the client’s life. With regard to
informed consent for the surgical procedure, which is the best action?

 1. Call the nursing supervisor to
initiate a court order for the surgical procedure. 2. Try calling the client’s
spouse to obtain telephone consent before the surgical procedure. 3. Ask the
friend who accompanied the client to the emergency department to sign the
consent form. 4. Transport the client to the operating department immediately
without obtaining an informed consent.

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