A 57-year-old man who was diagnosed with motor neuron disease 2 years ago is
experiencing a rapid decline in his condition. He prefers to be admitted to the in-patient
unit at a hospice to receive end-of-life care, but his wife wants him to remain at home.
- What necessary information would need to be obtained about the patient through health assessments and diagnostic tests?
- Consider how you would respond as an advanced practice nurse. Review evidence-based practice guidelines and ethical considerations applicable to the scenarios you selected.