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.
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