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Sample Question #4 Answer


#4 is correct. The client must sign the operative permit or any legal document prior to preoperative drugs being administered.

1. Incorrect: The client’s verbal understanding does not override that he has received medication that can alter thought processes.

2. Incorrect: Witnessing would not make this document more legal.

3. Incorrect: When a client is of sound mind, it would be inappropriate for the spouse to sign the consent for surgery. It must be the client who signs it unless there is a legal power of attorney, durable power of attorney, or healthcare surrogate.

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