The patient is a 16-year-old male adolescent who is 2 years post successful treatment for cancer. However, he has just learned it has returned and he needs to start chemotherapy again. He and his parents have come in from preliminary laboratory workup. His attitude appears okay when his parents are around. “I beat it once, I’ll do it again.” However, after admission to the unit and he sends his parents home for the night, the nurse walks in and finds him crying. He mentions he was finally going to get to play sports and now this happened.
- What is happening?
- How can the nurse best help this young man?
- What nursing diagnoses are appropriate in this situation?
What Students Are Saying About Us.......... Customer ID: 12*** | Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
"Honestly, I was afraid to send my paper to you, but splendidwritings.com proved they are a trustworthy service. My essay was done in less than a day, and I received a brilliant piece. I didn’t even believe it was my essay at first 🙂 Great job, thank you!"
.......... Customer ID: 14***| Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
"The company has some nice prices and good content. I ordered a term paper here and got a very good one. I'll keep ordering from this website."