Posted: January 31st, 2018
Colon cancer client is scheduled to have a sigmoidoscopy : 2 Reassuring Ways to Interact with him
Arthur has a family history of colon cancer and is scheduled to have a sigmoidoscopy. He is crying as he tells you, “I know that I have colon cancer, too.” Which response is most therapeutic?
1. “I know just how you feel.”
2. “You seem upset.”
3. “Oh, don’t worry about it, everything will be just fine.”
4. “Why do you think you have cancer?”