Posted: November 14th, 2017
The physician has ordered a placebo for a chronic pain client. You are newly hired nurse and you feel very uncomfortable administering the medication. What is the first action that you should take?
A. Prepare the medication and hand it to the physician
B. Check the hospital policy regarding use of the placebo.
C. Follow a personal code of ethics and refuse to give it.
D. Contact the charge nurse for advice.
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