A 56-year-old Asian patient comes to the outpatient clinic with complaints of mild chest pain. When assessing this patient, the nurse must take into account the cultural characteristics of people of Asian descent. What are three culturally mediated characteristics that are important in caring for adults of various cultures?
A 52-year-old patient with End-Stage Kidney Disease related to alcoholism needs a kidney transplant. The patient’s identical twin sister, who is in good health, has agreed to donate one of her kidneys. Both sisters were admitted to the same hospital for the procedure. Initial Discussion Post: Address the following: • What is the RNs role for the kidney recipient in the immediate post-operative period? • What is the RNs role for the kidney donor in the immediate post-operative period? • Are there ethical considerations associated with this kidney donation? Explain. • Should the sister be financially compensated for her donation? […]