A newborn is admitted to the ICU with multiple heart defects. How can the nurse support the patient and her parent's needs?

NOTE: This is a SATA question, please choose at least 2 correct answers for it!


•The nurse should provide emotional support to the parents while encouraging them to support their child and be involved with their child’s care.

•Parents need to be able to touch their child to provide comfort to them and the child.

•Never assume somebody knows about a certain illness or disease.

•Telling the parents they need to know everything may frighten them and place too much pressure on them.

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